We are delighted to announce that the winners of TLM’s 2015 Poetry Competition are as follows:

1st place: Isabel Gallymore – ‘Difficult Cup’

2nd place: Wes Lee – ‘Lifesaving’

3rd place: Theophilus Kwek – ‘What Follows’

The winning poem will be printed in the October/November issue of the magazine, and all three poems will appear on the website around the same time.

Thank you to all our entrants this year and congratulations to our winners.

About the competition

The London Magazine is the UK’s oldest literary magazine and has published the work of poets such as John Keats, William Wordsworth, Sylvia Plath and Louis MacNeice. In its continuing project of promoting emerging poetic talent, The London Magazine runs an annual poetry competition, providing the opportunity for publication in one of the most highly respected and established literary periodicals. The judges for this year’s competition were Tristram Fane-Saunders and Holly Howitt-Dring.

Our next competition will be held in Spring 2016.

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