Churchill College & Faculty of English Prizes

Kinsella Prize winners 2017

Zoë Hitzig (Trinity)— 2017 Poetry Prize Winner, Professor Dame Athene Donald — The Master of Churchill College,  Rachel Tookey (Clare) – Winner of the 2017 Other Prize and Tim Cribb — Emeritus Fellow in English.

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 2018. The award of the prize will be announced by the end of the Easter Term 2018. 


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 short list 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 2018. The award of the prize will be announced by the end of the Easter Term 2018. 


2017 winners

Poetry Prize

The 2017 Poetry Prize Winnner was awarded to Zoë Hitzig of Trinity College for her poem “Division Day.”

Zoë Hitzig —  2017 Poetry Prize Winnner

Other Prize

The 2017 Other prize was awarded to Rachel Tookey of Clare College for her play “Bromley Bedlam Bethlehem.”

Rachel Tookey — 2017 Other prize winner


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.