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The Cholmondeley Awards for Poets

Past Winners

2013
Simon Armitage £1,500
Paul Farley £1,500
Lee Harwood £1,500
Medbh McGuckian £1,500

2012
Christine Evans £2,000
Don Paterson £2,000
Peter Riley £2,000
Robin Robertson £2,000

2011
Imtiaz Dharker £2,500
Michael Haslam £2,500
Lachlan Mackinnon £2,500

2010
Gillian Allnutt £1,500
Colette Bryce £1,500
Gwyneth Lewis £1,500
Deryn Rees-Jones £1,500

2009

Bernard O’Donoghue £1,500
Alice Oswald £1,500
Fiona Sampson £1,500
Pauline Stainer £1,500

2008
John Burnside £1,500
John Greening £1,500
David Harsent £1,500
Sarah Maguire £1,500

2007
Judith Kazantzis £2000
Robert Nye £2000
Penelope Shuttle £2000

2006
Alan Jenkins £2,000
Mimi Khalvati £2,000
Jo Shapcott £2,000

2005
Jane Duran £2,000
Christopher Logue £2,000
M. R. Peacocke £2,000
Neil Rollinson £2,000

2004
John Agard £2,000
Ruth Padel £2,000
Lawrence Sail £2,000
Eva Salzman £2,000

2003
Ciaran Carson £2,000
Michael Donaghy £2,000
Lavinia Greenlaw £2,000
Jackie Kay £2,000

2002
Moniza Alvi £2,000
David Constantine £2,000
Liz Lochhead £2,000
Brian Patten £2,000

2001
Ian Duhig £2,000
Paul Durcan £2,000
Kathleen Jamie £2,000
Grace Nichols £2,000

2000
Alistair Elliot £2,000
Michael Hamburger £2,000
Adrian Henri £2,000
Carole Satyamurti £2,000

1999
Vicki Feaver £2,000
Geoffrey Hill £2,000
Elma Mitchell £2,000
Sheenagh Pugh £2,000

1998
Roger McGough £2,000
Robert Minhinnick £2,000
Anne Ridler £2,000
Ken Smith £2,000

1997
Alison Brackenbury £2,000
Gillian Clarke £2,000
Tony Curtis £2,000
Anne Stevenson £2,000

1996
Elizabeth Bartlett £2,000
Dorothy Nimmo £2,000
Peter Scupham £2,000
Iain Crichton Smith £2,000

1995
U.A. Fanthorpe £2,000
Christopher Reid £2,000
C.H. Sisson £2,000
Kit Wright £2,000

1994
Ruth Fainlight £2,000
Gwen Harwood £2,000
Elizabeth Jennings £2,000
John Mole £2,000

1993
Patricia Beer £2,000
George Mackay Brown £2,000
P.J. Kavanagh £2,000
Michael Longley £2,000

1992
Allen Curnow £2,000
Donald Davie £2,000
Carol Ann Duffy £2,000
Roger Woddis £2,000

1991
James Berry £2,000
Sujata Bhatt £2,000
Michael Hulse £2,000
Derek Mahon £2,000

1990
Kingsley Amis £2,500
Elaine Feinstein £2,500
Michael O’Neill £2,500

1989
Peter Didsbury £2,200
Douglas Dunn £2,200
E.J. Scovell £2,200

1988
John Heath-Stubbs £2,000
Sean O’Brien £2,000
John Whitworth £2,000

1987
Wendy Cope £1,300
Matthew Sweeney £1,300
George Szirtes £1,300

1986
Lawrence Durrell £1,500
James Fenton £1,500
Selima Hill £500

1985
Dannie Abse £1,100
Peter Redgrove £1,100
Brian Taylor £1,100

1984
Michael Baldwin £1,100
Michael Hoffmann £1,100
Carol Rumens £1,100

1983
John Fuller £1,000
Craig Raine £1,000
Anthony Thwaite £1,000

1982
Basil Bunting £1,500
Herbert Lomas £1,000
William Scammell £500

1981
Roy Fisher £1,000
Robert Garioch £1,000
Charles Boyle £800

1980
George Barker £1,000
Terence Tiller £1,000
Roy Fuller £500

1979
Alan Brownjohn £1,000
Andrew Motion £500
Charles Tomlinson £500

1978
Christopher Hope £400
Leslie Norris £400
Peter Reading £400
D.M. Thomas £400
R.S. Thomas £400

1977
Peter Bland £500
George Macbeth £500
James Simmons £500
Andrew Waterman £500

1976
Peter Porter £1,000
Fleur Adcock £750

1975
Jenny Joseph £500
Norman Maccaig £500
John Ormond £500

1974
D.J. Enright £350
Vernon Scannell £350
Alasdair Maclean £350

1973
Patric Dickinson £350
Philip Larkin £350

1972
Molly Holden £350
Tom Raworth £350
Patricia Whittaker £350

1971
Charles Causley £350
Gavin Ewart £350
Hugo Williams £350

1970
Kathleen Raine £350
Douglas Livingstone £350
Edward Brathwaite £350

1969
Derek Walcott £650
Tony Harrison £650

1968
Harold Massingham £450
Edwin Morgan £450

1967
Seamus Heaney £350
Brian Jones £350
Norman Nicholson £350

1966
Ted Walker £500
Stevie Smith £300

 

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