Jessica Mayhew wins Melita Hume poetry prize

News - Prizes Monday, 13 May 2019

Receives contract with Eyewear Publishing


In the 2018 Melita Hume Poetry Prize, first prize of £2,000 and a contract with Eyewear Publishing has gone to Jessica Mayhew, for Longship. Ellen Viola has won the runners-up prize of £200, and also gets a contract with Eyewear.

The prize is for a debut collection by a poet aged 35 or under.

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