Michael Marks Awards for Poetry Pamphlets


Winners 2021

Award for Poetry (£5,000, and the Greek residency and cultural tour with the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies)


Gboyega Odubanjo  Aunty Uncle Poems  (from publisher: The Poetry Business)



Publishers’ Award (£5,000)


Ignition Press  (Ignition Press’s website)



Illustration Award (£1,000)


Katy Alston   Fan-peckled  (from publisher: Fair Acre Press)



Greek Bicentennial Prizes for Poetry (£10,000) and Illustration (£5,000)


Fiona Benson (Poetry)
Judith Eyal (Illustration) 


The winners’ pamphlet Ariadne is available from 2020 Publishers’ Award winner, Broken Sleep Books

All shortlisted poets and publishers spoke, and winners were announced, in a free online event, hosted by the British Library, on Tuesday 7th December.

You can watch the event again here

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