13th December 2021 Caleb Parkin and Cat Woodward

Events begin at 7.30pm on Zoom. Please book tickets through the Eventbrite link on our home page 10 days before the date. Caleb Parkin, Bristol City Poet 2020 – 22, won second prize in the National Poetry Competition 2016, the Winchester Poetry Prize 2017 and...

Winners of the 2018 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Café Writers Open Poetry Competition, judged by Daljit Nagra. Daljit writes: The Café Writers Competition, from its title implies a local manner, yet the entries were truly international. I loved judging this...

2017 Open Poetry Competition Winners

The Winner We are delighted to announce the Winner of the 2017 Cafe Writers Open Poetry Competition, judged by Liz Berry,  is Tammy Armstrong with her poem Road Salt Dome.   Road Salt Dome after Paul Farley Off the highway, out of the way like ant hills, or bee...

2016 open poetry winners

We are delighted to announce the Cafe Writers Poetry Competition Winners 2016 Our judge Andrew McMillan has done sterling work and we have the results for the Café Writers Poetry Competition. Judge’s report and winning poems to follow soon! There were very close...