Budding poet Alannah Ferry from Milford has won the title of Young Writer of the Year 2019 in a Pramerica/ North West Words competition.
The Junior Writing competition prizegiving took place in Cafe Davitt Letterkenny on Friday the 24th of May with a packed house.
Hundreds of students from Primary and Secondary Schools throughout Ireland entered the competition with Poetry and Fiction in six categories.
There were three shortlisted writers for each category, with Alannah Ferry from Milford claiming the overall title of Young Writer of the Year 2019 with her poem ‘She’s Alone with Invisible Company’.
Alannah’s work and all the winners’ poems are now featured in a new online magazine launched by North West Words.
The magazine gives high praise to Alannah’s ‘chillingly brilliant’ poem.
“Her poem ‘ She’s Alone with Invisible Company’ stands shoulder to shoulder with some of our best known poets. A real masterpiece, and a worthy winner,” said the editorial comment.
The magazine showcases the 18 finalists entries of the Pramerica sponsored Young Writer of the Year 2019 and their poems while also including the judges’ notes on the finalists.
Check out the Magazine at the link here: http://northwestwords.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/NWW-Childrens-Competition-Winners-20191.pdfTags: