Poetry London Clore Prize winners 2018

The distinguished poet Kwame Dawes, author of twenty-one books of poetry and Chancellor Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, has awarded the following 2018 Poetry London Clore Prize winners:

  • FIRST PRIZE: ‘Names’ by Romalyn Ante
  • SECOND PRIZE: ‘Children of the Revolution’ by S.K. Kim
  • THIRD PRIZE: ‘Heaven’ by Selima Hill
  • COMMENDED POEMS: ‘Under London’ by Victor Tapner, ‘Tiger Gran’ by Pascale Petit, ‘A Rumble in Vina del Mar’ by Jenny McCartney, ‘After Zhao Mengfu’s Bathing Horses’ by Tarn MacArthur

Winners will be published in the Autumn issue of Poetry London, and on 1 November Judge Kwame Dawes will present the Poetry London Clore Prize at Kings Place, with readings from the prizewinners. To receive publication and event updates, sign up to the Poetry London mailing list


Poetry London is delighted to announce that this year the Poetry London Competition is generously funded by the Clore Duffield Foundation and match-funded by Catalyst Evolve, Arts Council England.