Wentworth Hotel, Aldeburgh
9 October 2011
Elaine Feinstein was the Adjudicator for the 2012 Crabbe Poetry Competition. Unfortunately, she could not attend the awards ceremony, so Pauline Stainer, President of SPS, took her place.
First Prize went to James Knox Whittet for ‘Languages of Babyle’. Second Prize went to David Healey for ‘The Canoeist’, and Frank Wood took Third Prize with ‘Surfaces’.
Two Highly Commended prizes were awarded, which went to Gillian Bence-Jones for ‘Worn Down’ and André Mangeot for ‘Ash’.
10 other poems were commended.