October 2020

Finalists for the Magdala Awards

2020-10-23T15:37:26+02:00

POETRY IN McGregor is happy to announce our prize-winners for the Magdala Awards which we initiated last year alongside our Poetry Competition Awards. We are very grateful to Vivian Claire for again sponsoring the awards, given the challenging times so many of us face. The Magdala Awards highlight poetry as a creative practice that awakens the Poet. In [...]

Finalists for the Magdala Awards2020-10-23T15:37:26+02:00

September 2020

POETRY COMPETITION UPDATE

2020-09-24T17:36:37+02:00

A reminder to everyone that entries close on the 30th September. No late entries will be considered. Remember that the theme is “ Love in the time of Covid”. Please READ the Terms and Conditions. It is clearly stated that NO CORRESPONDENCE  will be entered into.

POETRY COMPETITION UPDATE2020-09-24T17:36:37+02:00

August 2020

Poetry Competition Update

2020-08-31T16:16:24+02:00

Due to a request from school teachers who have faced many challenges during Lockdown, we are extending our closing date for competition entries until the 30th September 2020. This applies to the Adult and Youth Categories. Please see our website (www.poetryinmcgregor.co.za) for more Competition details.

Poetry Competition Update2020-08-31T16:16:24+02:00

June 2020

Love in the time of Covid

2020-07-07T15:56:24+02:00

Dear Supporters of Poetry in McGregor, It gives me great pleasure to share with you the fabulous news that we are now accepting entries for our annual Poetry Competition. Thanks to the generous sponsporship of Leila Witkin, one of our dedicated patrons,  published and unpublished poets can once again participate in our exciting competition. [...]

Love in the time of Covid2020-07-07T15:56:24+02:00

August 2019

2019 Patricia Schonstein Awards and Acclaims

2019-08-26T17:05:47+02:00

Each Festival is celebrated with its own dedicated anthology and is launched the following year. It contains the words of poets on the main programme and many from the open-mic sessions. The poems included in each anthology are eligible for an Award; and an Acclaim is bestowed on someone who has contributed to the [...]

2019 Patricia Schonstein Awards and Acclaims2019-08-26T17:05:47+02:00

July 2019

Poetry in McGregor 2019 Visual Poetry Programme with Gwen Meyer

2019-07-12T11:16:13+02:00

Poetry in McGregor 2019 Visual Poetry Programme (for a selected group of local children) Theme: The Heart of the Moon / Exploring the Poetry of Image Aims and Objectives: The heart of the moon - A photography workshop. In this workshop students will explore ideas of the visual language, in words and the image [...]

Poetry in McGregor 2019 Visual Poetry Programme with Gwen Meyer2019-07-12T11:16:13+02:00

August 2018

WINNERS OF THE SOUND OF WATER POETRY COMPETITION

2018-08-29T13:48:42+02:00

IT GIVES US GREAT PLEASURE TO PUBLISH THE NAMES AND POEMS OF THE WINNERS OF OUR 2018 THE SOUND OF WATER POETRY COMPETITION: ADULT CATEGORY: Winner: Adriaan Havenga (Wat het met Ingrid Jonker gebeur) Runner-up: Sue Woodward (Drop in the ocean) Highly commended: Catherina Koen (Stilte) HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY: Winner: Kyle Morero (Like a [...]

WINNERS OF THE SOUND OF WATER POETRY COMPETITION2018-08-29T13:48:42+02:00
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