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October 2011 Results

We are pleased to announce the results of the Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry and Short Story Competitions for October 2011 judged by Todd Swift and Adnan Mahmutovic respectively.

 

POETRY

 

The 9 commended poems in no particular order are:

 

'Nearer my God to Thee' - Charlotte Trevella

'Van Eyk's Arnofilni Portrait' - Lynn Roberts

'The Abbot of Bingen' - Brian Nisbet

'Mitigating Things' - Richard W.Halperin

'Silent Days' - Eilidh Thomas

'Atlantis' - Nick Taylor

'An Honourable Outlaw' - Steve Layzell

'Angels of Galway Harbour' Terry Jones

'Losing the Termagant' - GB Clarkson

 

The 3 highly commended poems in no particular order are:

 

'Post' - Sharlene Teo

'Nature Walk' - David Paul Jones

'When I Lived in Buenos Aires' - Al McClimens

 

Third Prize

 

'Valentine Gift' - David Paul Jones

 

Second Prize

 

'Dorothy' - Richard W. Halperin

 

First Prize

 

'Madame de Pompadour Considers...' - Lynn Roberts

 

 

SHORT STORIES

 

The 3 highly commended stories in no particular order are:

 

'Maggie Kelly's Gift' - Nancy Cook

'Going Quietly' - Jane Moreton

'Cztery miesiące / Four months' - Martin Cathcart Frödén

 

Third Prize

 

'Third Time Lucky' - Andrew Campbell-Kearsey

 

Second Prize

 

'Where the Blue Line Fades' - Alison Lock

 

FIRST PRIZE

 

'Swarm' - ALISON LOCK

 

The winning and commended works listed above will be published in Sentinel Champions #10 in May 2012.

 

Congratulations to all the winners.

 


 

SENTINEL ANNUAL POETRY COMPETITION 2011

CLOSING DATE: 15-NOVEMBER-2011

Prizes: £500, £250, £125, £25 x 5 plus first publication in Sentinel Champions #9, February 2012

Entry fee: £5 per poem. Enter as many poems as you wish.

http://www.sentinelpoetry.org.uk/competitions/sapc-2011/

 


 

Jenny Donnison and Leo Madigan win July 2011 Competitions

 

Sheffield poet Jenny Donnison struck a double in the July 2011 Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition judged by winning the First and Third Prizes with her poems “Starlings” and “Aestivation”. The Second Prize was won by Richard Halperin who writes from Paris with the poem “The River 8”.

The Short Story Competition was won by Leo Madigan of Fatima, Portugal with “The Maitre d’”. Caversham storyteller Julia Bohanna’s “Children of the Rubble” took the Second Prize, while the Third Prize was won by Warren Paul Glover of Woollahra, Australia with a story entitled “Table for Two.”

The full results and judges’ reports are in these locations:

Poetry: Results & Judge's Report

Short stories: Results & Judge's Report

 

 

 

SENTINEL LITERARY QUARTERLY POETRY

& SHORT STORY COMPETITIONS

These ongoing competitions are run in January, April, July and October every year.

 

Unless otherwise stated, the closing dates for entries each quarter are as follows:

 

December 20th for January competition.

 

March 20th for April competition.

 

June 20th for July competition

 

and

 

September 20th for October competition.

 

Prizes in each category

 

First Prize: £150.00

 

Second Prize: £75.00

 

Third Prize: £50.00

 

High Commendation: £10 x 3

 

All winning and commended poems and short stories receive first publication in Sentinel Champions magazine in print and eBook.

 

 

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