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Continued success for Jean Cooper Moran

After winning our Hammond House Publishing International Literary Prize poetry competition in 2020, Jean Cooper Moran is now one of three runners-up in the Gloucestershire Writers' Network Poetry Competition 2022.

She will also be taking part in a reading at the Sunday Times/Cheltenham Literature Festival.

The results of the Gloucestershire Writers’ Network Poetry Competition 2022, on the theme of Voices, are:

Winning Poem: The War against Speech by Frank McMahon

Poetry Runners-up: The Displaced Child by Kathryn Alderman St Olaves by Jean Cooper Moran The Conversation of Difficult Birds by Rose Lennard

Poetry Highly Commended: Limassol by Sophie Loose Miss Bailey Sits by Christine Griffin Phantom Tongue by Bethan Manley Russian Dolls by Marilyn Timms

You can hear winners and runners up reading their work at The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival on Sunday 9th October 2022 from 7.00 - 8.15 pm in the Regency Suite, Queens Hotel, Cheltenham.

Well done Jean!