22/02/2012

Andrea Holland wins Cafe Writers Norfolk Commission 2012

UEA Poetry tutor Andrea Holland has won the 2012 Café Writers Norfolk Commission, an annual prize awarded to a Norfolk poet to produce a pamphlet of poems in response to Norfolk. Andrea was previously the winner of the 2007 Poetry Business Competition and was Course Leader of the MA in Writing the Visual at Norwich School of Art & Design. She has taught on UEA’s undergraduate programme for several years. The Café Writers commission comes with a cash prize of £3,000 and the opportunity to publish a pamphlet of work with Gatehouse Press that responds creatively to the county. Previous winners include Meirion Jordan, Laura Elliott and Angus Sinclair, all of whom have also been short-listed for the East Anglian Book Awards.

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