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2011 Christopher Tower poetry prizewinners announced
Elizabeth Johnson of Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, Suffolk was awarded first prize for her poem Wires.

At a reception in the House of Commons, kindly sponsored by Nicola Blackwood, MP, on Monday 9 May, Elizabeth Johnson of Farlingaye High School, Woodbridge, Suffolk was awarded first prize for her poem Wires. Jack Westmore, of Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College, London won second prize with Shipbreakers and Abigail Richards, King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, Birmingham won third prize with Simple All three prizewinners can be heard reading their own poems on the audio link below.

The other short-listed winners were: James Browning (Wells Cathedral School, Somerset) with How Brando is Famous, Thomas Fraser (Harrow School, Middlesex) with Very Simply the Sound It Makes, and Molly Underwood (The Perse Upper School, Cambridge) with The Breaking Day.

Winning poems, press release and photographs 2011
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