Churchill College and Faculty of English prizes

Kinsella poetry prize adjudicators and 2018 winner Bethany Dubow

John Kinsella and Tracy Ryan poetry prize adjudicators, Tim Cribb, Athene Donald and Ricard Partington with the 2018 winner — Bethany Dubow. 

The John Kinsella and Tracy Ryan poetry prize

The prize is open to those in statu pupillari in the University of Cambridge. The prize will be awarded for an original verse composition in any form, of not more than 500 lines in length. The winning poem will be published on each occasion in the journal Salt, with the donor's agreement. The prize will be a single award of £500, though a shared prize may be awarded in the event of two equally appropriate candidates. The winning poem will be published in The Churchill Review.

The prize will not be awarded if no entries are of adequate quality; it will not be awarded twice to the same person. The judges may, if they wish, make honourable mention of another entry or entries. The prize will be administered jointly by the Faculty of English and Churchill College. There will be three judges, one from the College, one from the Faculty, and one external judge who will normally be a practising poet. Candidates must send four copies of their entry which should be in typescript and in loose-leaf form, and must not bear the author's name.

Entries

Entries should be sent, with a covering note of the author's name, College and home address to:

The Senior Tutor
Churchill College
Cambridge CB3 0DS

Entries should arrive by the end of the Lent Full Term 2019. The award of the prize will be announced by the end of the Easter Term 2019. 


The Other Prize

The Other Prize is open to those in statu pupillari in the University of Cambridge. It will be awarded for an original, unperformed play of any length. Candidates may enter more than one play. The Prize will be a single award of £500, though a shared prize may be awarded in the event of two equally appropriate candidates; the Prize will not be awarded if no entries are of adequate quality. The winning play will also be staged by the Marlowe Society.  

The Prize may not be awarded twice to the same person. Adjudication will be in two stages. A shortlist will be selected by a panel consisting of one appointed by Churchill College, one by Homerton College Theatre Department, one by the Marlowe Society. 

Entries

Candidates must send four copies of their entry which should be in typescript and in loose-leaf form, and must not bear the author's name.

They should be sent, with a covering note of the author's name, College and home address to:

The Senior Tutor
Churchill College
Cambridge CB3 0DS

Entries should arrive by the end of the Lent Full Term 2019. The award of the prize will be announced by the end of the Easter Term 2019.


2018 winners

Poetry Prize

The 2018 prize was won by Kinsella poetry prize adjudicators and 2018 winner Bethany Dubow of King’s College (postgrad) (Churchill undergraduate) for her poem matter/growing/intimacy/root/degree/fingers.


2018 Other Prize winner, Bethany Dubow

Other Prize

The 2018 Other Prize was won by Charlotte Cromie of Queens’ College for her play I don’t cry much in public so it’s alright.

2018 Other Prize winner Charlotte Cromie 2018 Other Prize winner Charlotte Cromie and Master, Athene Donald.

2018 Other Prize runner-up Jamie Hancock 2018 Other Prize runner-up Jamie Hancock and Master, Athene Donald.

A runner-up Other Prize was awarded to Jamie Hancock of Peterhouse for his play Automaton.


Links

Faculty of English

www.johnkinsella.org

Cambridge University Marlowe Dramatic Society

Entries should arrive by the end of the Lent Full Term 2018. The award of the prize will be announced by the end of the Easter Term 2018.