2018 Poetry Prize – Shortlist

Bailieborough Poetry Prize 2018


1st ‘Shannon of the Eye’ Jane Burn, Co. Durham
2nd ‘Illuminated Manuscript Trinity College Library 2016’ Glen Wilson, Co. Armagh
3rd ‘Gently Pulling Two Pieces of Poorly Glued Paper Apart’ Jamie Stedmond, Co Dublin


“Gently Pulling Two Pieces Of Poorly Glued Paper Apart” – Jamie Stedmond
“The Day I Became A Royalist” – Trish Bennett
“Villanelle” – Christopher M. James
“I Could Have Been A Bloody Good Cook” – Kate Ennals
“Illuminated Manuscript Trinity College Library 2016.” – Glen Wilson
“The Apple Bin Scholar” – Phillip Quirke
“Gulls’ Eggs and Icebergs” – John D Kelly
“Shannon of the Eye” – Jane Burn
“Garavogue: from the mountains of Sligo” – Hayley Fox Roberts
“In 2025 ( dystopian future)” – Kenneth Nolan

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