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The Cholmondeley Awards for Poets

The Cholmondeley Awards for Poets were founded by the late Dowager Marchioness of Cholmondeley in 1966 to recognise the achievement and distinction of individual poets.




Important Information:

  • They are honorary awards and submissions are not accepted
  • The recipients are chosen by the Awards Committee for their general body of work and contribution to poetry.

Further Reading

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(Photo credit 2015 Authors' Awards: Adrian Pope)



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