Listen to the winning poem

Congratulations to Jennifer Burville-Riley, winner of this year’s John Betjeman Poetry Competition!

The Guardian have a short podcast of  Jennifer reading her poem, Saint Wyllow’s Bridge, and talking about her love of poetry. You can listen to the podcast here.

The competition was also mentioned in a column in The Independent about children, poetry and the Olympics! Click here to read the article.



Photos: right, Jennifer reads her poem at the prize ceremony at St Pancras.
Below top: children at the awards listen to poet Brian Patten.
Below bottom: Patron Joanna Lumley and judge Brian Patten with this year’s finalists.

All photos © Paddington Arts. More photos at MulTpleM4N on Flickr

Leave a Reply




You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>