Ambit announces the winners

AMBIT ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS FOR THE 2018 POETRY COMPETITION

Ambit Magazine is delighted to announce the winners of its 2018 Poetry Competition based on the theme of ‘Home’ and judged by poet Malika Booker.  The top three poems will be published in Ambit 234 and the poets will be invited to read at The Tate Modern on 22 October 2018 at 6.30pm with Ms. Booker.


First Prize £500  – Voice Majella Kelly

Second Prize £250 – Sapling  Belinda Rimmer

Third Prize £100 – How to unbar the door to one who does not knock Arthur Allen


Runners Up in alphabetical order are:

The Wood Case Ian Bell

Daybreak Nashwa Gowanlock

Castleiney Eimear Laffan

Phonograph W. Jason Miller

Kisu Sohael Patel

Home Jennifer Rawson

Sunday Mark Wiltshire