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September

Luigi Marchini

longlisted for the Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year for 'Night Light'


Derek Sellen

'Incipient' has been highly commended in the Penfro International Poetry Competition


Mary Anne Smith

'Cinnamon Girl' has been highly commended in the Penfro International Poetry Competition


August

Derek Sellen

'Harriet Shelley speaks to Mary Godwin in her dreams' was longlisted for the Segora Poetry Competition


June

Derek Sellen

'Au Moulin de la Galette' has been shortlisted for Poetry on the Lake and also longlisted for the Fish competition


May

Greta Ross

'In the Line of Fire' was highly commended in the Sentinel Quarterly Poetry Competition


Derek Sellen

The poem 'Personifications of Time' was awarded second prize in Arts Richmond Roger McGough Poetry Competition 2019


March

Carol Dalton

longlisted for the National Poetry Competition for her poem Superstition



The 6th Five Words International Poetry Competition for 2018-2019, run by O’Bheal in County Cork, has been won by Mary Anne Smith, and the shortlist includes not only the current Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year Derek Sellen, but also two former holders of the post: Gill Laker and Steve Xerri. Mary Anne, Derek and Gill are all active members of SaveAs Writers.

New books

Baroque Delights Of Many Layered Petticoats

Featuring: Derek sellen, Mary Anne Smith, Trevor Breedon and Luigi Marchini