The Interpreter's House

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Open House 2018 Prize Winners

Congratulations to the winning entries and thank you to our competition judge, Zaffar Kunial.            


     
 Competition Judge:  Zaffar Kunial

Zaffar Kunial’s debut pamphlet was published by Faber & Faber in 2014 as part of the Faber New Poets series. In the same year he became the Wordsworth Trust Poet-in-Residence. He has twice been a prize-winner in the National Poetry Competition. He left his full-time job as a ‘Creative Writer’ for Hallmark Cards when he won a Northern Writers’ Award in 2013. In 2015 he won the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize. He lives in Hebden Bridge.

 


Winner

Theophilus Kwek ‘Operation Thunderstorm’


Runner-up

Karen Izod ‘Slip-stream’


3rd Place

Cheryl Pearson ‘Protection Spell For A Lover’



Commended


Claire Dyer ‘Transgender Lesson #23: Doing Cartwheels at The Ritz’


Eleanor Hooker ‘Exquisite Corpse’


Fiona Larkin ‘Home is Where One Starts From’


Sarah Watkinson ‘Vertical’




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All the winning entries will be published in Issue 68 of The Interpreter's House.