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David Burland Poetry Prize 2009 | 09-Jun-09

David Burland Poetry Prize 2009   

The winners of the David Burland Poetry Prize 2009 are announced

English Language Category :  Diane Simkin for 'Going Back'

French Language Category  : Arlette Homs for 'Les Invisibles Portes'

Michel François, French Contemporary Bilingual Poet
residing in the UK, judged all of the entries.

The competition attracted entries from all over the World

The International Poetry Prize was established by Michel François in honour and memory of his dear friend, David Burland founder of Anna Burland Services in Birmingham, who, Michel François states, encouraged and motivated him since his arrival into the UK in 2003

For 2010, the David Burland Poetry Prize, will be open to those writing once again  in both French and English.

Prizes will be awarded to entries in both languages

Details of the Prize, the winning entries

Details for Michel François, may be found at 


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