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Congratulations to Dagne Forrest - Winner in our Poetry category in our 2021 Literary Prize


Congratulations to Dagne Forrest - Winner in our Poetry category in our 2021 Hammond House Publishing International Literary Prize


Dagne's poem 'Summer Lightning' won 1st place in the Poetry category.


Prizes will be awarded at our annual literary festival to be held on 9th February 2022 - the theme for our 2022 International Literary Prize will also be announced.


Dagne Forrest is a Canadian poet who came to poetry in midlife after her children were grown and she'd spent twenty-five years working first in the philanthropic sector, and then in marketing and website development in a company she runs with her husband. She continues to attempt to balance writing with full time work, involvement in her community, and exploring the topics that invariably inform her writing. She loves to hike, cycle, and spend downtime with her family.


Dagne's poetry has appeared in journals in Canada, the US, Australia, and the UK. In 2021 she was one of 15 poets featured in the League of Canadian Poets' annual Poem in Your Pocket campaign and had a poem shortlisted for the Bridport Prize. Her creative nonfiction has appeared in Paper Dragon and Sky Island Journal. Learn more at www.dagneforrest.com


TO SEE OUR FULL COMPETITION RESULTS, visit: https://www.hammondhousepublishing.com/2021-competition-results


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