Red Line Book Festival Poetry Competition 2020: Shortlist Announced

21 Sep, 2020

Red Line Book Festival Poetry Competition 2020: Shortlist Announced

After wading through hundreds of entries, the Red Line Book Festival Poetry Competition is delighted to announce its shortlist. This year’s competition was judged by Peter Sirr and the winners will be announced on Wednesday 14th October at our Gala Competition Awards Night.


The shortlist, in alphabetical order, is:

A.M. Cousins – Mac

Andrea Ward – Largetto

Angela Washington – Snapshot

Bernie Crawford – Living Water

Fionnuala Waldron – Numbers

Fionnuala Waldron – Things

James Anthony – The Pulp of Sugar Wisdom

John Paul Davies – Colin in Slow-Motion

Michael O’Connor – Without His Father

Michael O’Connor – Put Away Your Phone

Monica De Bhailis – Survivor

Congratulations to all those shortlisted