Beth Davies Wins Magdalena 2022 Second Prize

Congratulations to Beth Davies who’s won second prize in the Magdalena Young Poets’ Prize 2022 for her poem ‘The Garden at William Street’, selected by poet Gboyega Odubanjo, who said “with sure-footed confidence [the poet] is able to skip from one world into the next.”

The winning poets will be celebrated at a free prize ceremony along with a reading from Odubanjo.

The Magdalena Young Poets’ Prize is a recently established yearly single poem competition for UK young poets aged 16-25. They also have the Dragonfly Prize for Potential celebrating outstanding effort and promise. Find out more here.