Robert Graves Poetry Prize 2019 Winner Announced

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The winner of the Robert Graves Poetry Prize 2019, run in partnership with University of Roehampton, was announced as Andre Mangeot at Simon Armitage’s event at this year’s Wimbledon BookFest.

Andre Mangeot’s ‘Scrimshaw’ received the winning prize and Sharon Black and Mark Fiddes were named as runners-up. This year the prize receieved a phenomenal 537 entries from all over the world. The winning entries will soon be published on the Poetry Centre’s website. Click here. With thanks to Marcus Beale Architects who sponsored the prize and judges Peters Straus and Prof Paul O’Prey.

Pictured here: William Graves, Peter Straus, Marcus Beale, Andre Mangeot and Paul O’Prey.

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