‘Field Dressing a Rabbit’ by UEA alumnus Lewis Buxton has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Winchester Poetry Prize, organised by the Winchester Poetry Festival and judged by Andrew McMillan. Lewis (pictured) graduated from UEA’s BA in English Literature with Creative Writing in 2014 and from the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) this year. His work has previously appeared in Ambit Magazine, Oxford Poetry and Ink, Sweat and Tears, and in 2017 he was shortlisted for the Oxford Brookes International Poetry Prize. Lewis is also the director and co-founder of TOAST Poetry, an organisation dedicated to the professional development of poets, and teaches creative writing in schools, libraries and universities around the country. He has performed his work at The Roundhouse, The Olympic Park, The Royal Festival Hall and Norwich Arts Centre. ‘They Could Be Having Sex’ by fellow alumnus James McDermott (MA 2017) was among the commended poems for the prize. All the winning and commended poems have been published in the anthology, un-seaming the tendon.