The Hollingworth Prize for poetry

Sine Wave Peak in collaboration with Partus Press is pleased to announce the inaugural Hollingworth Prize for poetry, awarded for a chapbook-length manuscript of poems by a single poet.

The winner of the Hollingworth Prize 2018 is Naomi Morris. The winner will receive mentorship and critical feedback on their work from an established poet, followed by publication by Sine Wave Peak and Partus. This year’s mentor to the winning poet will be Richard Scott.

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Naomi Morris has recently finished her Masters in Creative Writing at University of Edinburgh. She has written for Rookie and Polyester, as well as having poems published in Poetry, and Adjacent Pineapple. She currently resides in Glasgow.

Richard Scott was born in London in 1981. His poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies including Poetry ReviewPoetry LondonSwimmersThe Poetry of Sex (Penguin) and Butt Magazine. He has been a winner of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize, a Jerwood/Arvon Poetry Mentee and a member of the Aldeburgh 8. His pamphlet Wound, published by Rialto, won the Michael Marks Poetry Award in 2016. His debut collection, Soho, was published by Faber in 2018.

 

Dominic Leonard and Daisy Syme-Taylor were runners-up in the 2018 prize.

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