Upper photo Receiving my trophy for First Prize in the General Section of the Petra Kenney Poetry Competition 2008, Canada House, the Canadian High Commission, London. My poem is a sestina called 'The Figure at the Phoenix Mine'.
Lower photo Receiving my prize from Dannie Abse. Alison Chisholm, one of the judges, is also in the picture. The other judges were Michael Schmidt, John Whitworth and Morgan Kenney.