Jack Clemo Poetry Competition Awards 2009


The award occasion was held on 29 October 2009 at the Society of Authors, Drayton Gardens, London SW10. A special guest, Rt.Rev. Bill Ind, the recently retired Bishop of Cornwall and in recent times a television personality, presented the awards and spoke.

The Winners


Sheila Clift

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Sheila Clift was the outright winner, for her poem The Offering and was presented with the sculpture.


Jane Wyles

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Second was Jane Wyles with her poem Story.


Richard Warren

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Richard Warren was third with his poem The Song of Simeon Solomon.