Hear poems read by the three winners of the the 2016 National Poetry Competition run by The Poetry Society.
First prize winner Stephen Sexton lives in Belfast where he is studying at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry. His pamphlet, Oils was published by The Emma Press.
Second prize winner Caleb Parkin is a freelance poet, performer, facilitator, educator and filmmaker, based in Bristol.
Third prize winner TL Evans has been writing poems mainly on his phone on the train to and from London over the last year or so. He is a member of The Poetry Society’s Brixton Stanza.