Frogmore Poetry Prize 2012 results
Part-time Gloucestershire GP Emily Wills has been awarded this year’s Frogmore Poetry Prize (the 27th) by adjudicator Janet Sutherland for her poem ‘Island’. Emily is the author of two collections of poems Diverting The Sea (The Rialto, 2000) and Developing The Negative (The Rialto, 2008). She won the Lisa Thomas Poetry Prize in 2010.
Other poets shortlisted for the two-hundred guinea prize were Jo Bell, Dorothy Fryd, Abegail Morley, Derek Sellen, John Whitworth and Howard Wright. All shortlisted poems will be published in the celebratory 80th number of The Frogmore Papers in September. Available post-free from The Frogmore Press, 21 Mildmay Road, Lewes BN7 1PJ for £5.00.