By Holland Park Press
We’re delighted to celebrate the Dutch National Poetry Day which is now actually a National Poetry Week with the announcement of the What’s your Place? shortlist.
The 17 strong shortlist, 11 English poems and 6 Dutch poems, is very exciting and here are the poems & their poets:
Flames of no Masks – John Kolyav
Summer on Suomenlinna – Deborah Mason
Headland – Helen Victoria Anderson
Metal Giraffes on the Clyde – Rosemary Gemmell
No Magnetic South – Sylvia Telfer
West Oakland Station – Alia Salim
Departures – GennaRose Nethercott
Fenland – Jonathan Totman
The Caravan at Holme – Lois Williams
Phuket, Thailand – Lucia Lam
The Isle of Beauty – Virginia Astley
Telefooncel – Stan Mooij
Wandeling in google streetview 4 – Tom Driesen
Achter de dijk – Rinske Kegel
Foto van mijn oude straat – Joris Denoo
Ansicht uit WyobraÅºnia – Rob Boudestein
Uit in Utrecht – Jaap Lemereis
The English and Dutch winner will be announced at the What’s your Place? awards ceremony on Friday 28 February.
Bernadette Jansen op de Haar, publisher, commented: ‘It’s wonderful to find new poets and I’m looking forward to meeting them on 28 February.’
For more information or publicity material, please contact the publisher.