National Poetry Prize

Shortlist 2020

 

BETONY ADAMS
INGRID AND THE SEA

CONNOR COGILL
CONTINENT WITHOUT A NAME

STEPHEN DEVEREUX
2020
(Third Prize)

STEPHEN DEVEREUX
A SIMPLE REQUEST

MICHAEL FRIDJHON
AN OLD MATADOR COUNSELS A YOUNG TOREADOR AGAINST REMAINING IN THE PROFESSION

MESHALINI GOVENDER
“FROM WHERE?”

BUSISIWE MAHLANGU
I WEAR MOTHER’S BONES
(First Prize)

NEDINE MOONSAMY
CANCER HAS A COLOUR

DAVID SCHMIDT
DOOR OF NO RETURN

MELISSA SUSSENS
A NEW VETERINARIAN SPENDS A COMPULSORY YEAR WORKING AT A SLAUGHTERHOUSE
(Second Prize)

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