Positive Images Peace Festival Competition Neighbours

Positive Images Peace Festival Poetry Competition  2020 Neighbours

Winner:  £100
Joe Reynolds        Good Neighbours and Bad Friends 

Runner Up: £50
Olga Dermott      Betty and Her Winnebago

Joint Third Place:  £30 each
Steve Denehan   Several Fields of Over
Russell Berry      Closed

Judges Choice

Yi Jung Chen                    Poco A Poco
Jack Cooper                     Screen of Saints and Angels
Joe Reynolds                   Initials Carved On a Cemetery Oak
Jack Kerr                          My Old Fence
Ojo Taiye                          Tradition
Amy Clennell                   Sometimes the Grass "is" Greener
Margaret Eddershaw      Greek Neighbour

Publication of Poems

The Winners and Runners Up and the best of the Competition entries, as agreed by the Judging Panel, will have their entries published in the Chatterbox Magazine and can be found at Positive Images Poetry Competition - NEIGHBOURS | Positive Images Festival.

In addition, one entry per person as agreed by the Judging Panel, will feature in Poetry Competition booklet (PDF) which will be available early in 2021. All entries to the Competition will be entitled to three copies of the booklet at no charge.
The Positive Images Festival accepts no liability for mistakes made in the printing of the free booklet.

Judging Panel

The panel will comprise of three people led by poets Emilie Lauren Jones and Kate Hills.
The decision of the Judging Panel will be final and no correspondence will be entered into, regarding the competition.


By entering your poem into this competition, you agree that your poem will be published on the Positive Images Festival Website and social media, in the Chatterbox Magazine and in the printed poetry booklet. Entrants will retain the copyright of their work.

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