Bob Holman at the 2011 StAnza Slam, photo by Long Nguyen
Therefore, in the tradition of awards the world over – but without the ripping of envelopes – we hereby announce the top five slammers in reverse order:
In fifth place: Tila and Tavelah Robinson
In fourth place: Elspeth Murray and Richard Medrington
In third place: Tony Walsh (Longfella)
In second place: Donnie Welch
And the winner is . . . Kevin P. Gilday
We will be posting Kevin’s winning poem, plus another, on this Blog on 20th July.
Congratulations to all those on the shortlist, and thanks to everyone who took part – and everyone who voted! Keep an eye out for some highlights from the longlist over the next few weeks . . .