Birdwatching: Maya Wall
summer sunboiling heatpeople crowdas flocks meetseagulls…
The Peacock Poetry Prize is an annual competition produced by Brighton Festival and Brighton, Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC) to encourage young writers to explore the written word from a creative point of view. The aim is to get young people writing right across Sussex and encourage them to engage with the Festival’s theme. The competition is open to residents of Brighton & Hove, East and West Sussex, aged 7 -18
The theme of 2015's Peacock Poetry Prize, chosen by our Guest Director, Ali Smith, was ‘Birds’. There are three categories, for ages 7–10, 11–14 and 15–18. Read this year's finalists' entries by clicking below.