Competition Winners Announced!

The Dial-a-Poem Competition invited students enrolled at a UK institute of higher or further education to enter a poem on the theme of ‘calling’. Judged by Jane McKie, the winners are:

1st Place: Rose Brennan, ‘The Call’
2nd Place: Michaela Coplen, ‘Phone Sex Script’
3rd Place: Jodie Hannis, ‘Wrists’
NTU Prize: John Rogers, ‘A dial face for John Boot and absent company’

The winning and commended poems are published on our Dial-a-Poem mobile app, launched 5 June 2020. For the full list of commended poets and the judge’s report, please click here.

Working at the intersections of creative and critical theory and practice, Sarah Jackson’s publications include Pelt (2012), which won the Seamus Heaney Prize and was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, and Tactile Poetics: Touch and Contemporary Writing (2015). An AHRC/BBC New Generation Thinker and AHRC Leadership Fellow, she is currently writing about literature and telephony.

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