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Cafe Writers’ Competition

February 2, 2012

I’m very pleased to have a poem and story in the latest elimae. elimae is a very unique webjournal with a very particular house style.

I’ve got two poems in the latest edition of the webjournal, Alba – link here. Alba is a great journal devoted to short poetry.

It was great to see that my poem ‘The Swim’ was commended in the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition.

Finally, I was very surprised and pleased to discover that I won the Cafe Writers’ Competition. The competition was judged by the Pascale Petit – I’m very proud that a writer of her calibre chose my poem. Some nice mentions by both Peter Goulding and Michael Farry – thanks to both.

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. Connie Roberts permalink
    February 2, 2012 2:40 pm

    Congratulations on all your recent success, David, especially with the Cafe Writers’ Competition! Pascale Petit is a wonderful poet (& judge, obviously!).

  2. February 2, 2012 2:54 pm

    Thanks Connie, you’re very kind. All the best to you.

  3. February 2, 2012 3:28 pm

    Congrats again David! I really enjoyed the poems there and the flash fiction. The Cafe Writer’s comp is a brilliant achievement. Well done!

  4. February 2, 2012 3:50 pm

    Hi Brian, nice to hear from you as always. Thanks for that. Hope all is well with you in life and writing.

  5. February 5, 2012 6:44 pm

    Great to see your writing getting the awards it deserves. They’re beautiful pieces. Congrats, David 🙂

  6. February 5, 2012 7:09 pm

    Thanks very much Val – you’re very kind.

  7. February 7, 2012 11:04 am

    Congrats, David, such exciting news, onwards and upwards!

  8. February 7, 2012 11:20 am

    Thanks Brigid – hope all is well with you.

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