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Sarah Wimbush

  • New North Poets Award, 2019
Sarah Wimbush

Born in Doncaster and now living near Leeds, Sarah Wimbush’s poetry is rooted in Yorkshire with tales of childhood and family, colliery villages, and Gypsies and Travellers. In 2016 she won the Mslexia and Red Shed Poetry Competitions. Since then she has been shortlisted in the Poetry Business Pamphlet Competition, the Keats-Shelley Prize, the Rialto Nature and Place Competition and the Fish Poetry Prize. She was also recently longlisted in the National Poetry Competition and the Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize. Her poems have appeared in poetry magazines and anthologies and she is a member of York Stanza run by Carole Bromley.

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