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Prizes, grants and awards

Cholmondeley Awards for Poets (past winners)

1966

Ted Walker £500
Stevie Smith £300

1967

Seamus Heaney £350
Brian Jones £350
Norman Nicholson £350

1968

Harold Massingham £450
Edwin Morgan £450

1969

Derek Walcott £650
Tony Harrison £650

1970

Kathleen Raine £350
Douglas Livingstone £350
Edward Brathwaite £350

1971

Charles Causley £350
Gavin Ewart £350
Hugo Williams £350

1972

Molly Holden £350
Tom Raworth £350
Patricia Whittaker £350

1973

Patric Dickinson £350
Philip Larkin £350

1974

D.J. Enright £350
Vernon Scannell £350
Alasdair Maclean £350

1975

Jenny Joseph £500
Norman Maccaig £500
John Ormond £500

1976

Peter Porter £1,000
Fleur Adcock £750

1977

Peter Bland £500
George Macbeth £500
James Simmons £500
Andrew Waterman £500

1978

Christopher Hope £400
Leslie Norris £400
Peter Reading £400
D.M. Thomas £400
R.S. Thomas £400

1979

Alan Brownjohn £1,000
Andrew Motion £500
Charles Tomlinson £500

1980

George Barker £1,000
Terence Tiller £1,000
Roy Fuller £500

1981

Roy Fisher £1,000
Robert Garioch £1,000
Charles Boyle £800

1982

Basil Bunting £1,500
Herbert Lomas £1,000
William Scammell £500

1983

John Fuller £1,000
Craig Raine £1,000
Anthony Thwaite £1,000

1984

Michael Baldwin £1,100
Michael Hoffmann £1,100
Carol Rumens £1,100

1985

Dannie Abse £1,100
Peter Redgrove £1,100
Brian Taylor £1,100

1986

Lawrence Durrell £1,500
James Fenton £1,500
Selima Hill £500

1987

Wendy Cope £1,300
Matthew Sweeney £1,300
George Szirtes £1,300

1988

John Heath-Stubbs £2,000
Sean O’Brien £2,000
John Whitworth £2,000

1989

Peter Didsbury £2,200
Douglas Dunn £2,200
E.J. Scovell £2,200

1990

Kingsley Amis £2,500
Elaine Feinstein £2,500
Michael O’Neill £2,500

1991

James Berry £2,000
Sujata Bhatt £2,000
Michael Hulse £2,000
Derek Mahon £2,000

1992

Allen Curnow £2,000
Donald Davie £2,000
Carol Ann Duffy £2,000
Roger Woddis £2,000

1993

Patricia Beer £2,000
George Mackay Brown £2,000
P.J. Kavanagh £2,000
Michael Longley £2,000

1994

Ruth Fainlight £2,000
Gwen Harwood £2,000
Elizabeth Jennings £2,000
John Mole £2,000

1995

U.A. Fanthorpe £2,000
Christopher Reid £2,000
C.H. Sisson £2,000
Kit Wright £2,000

1996

Elizabeth Bartlett £2,000
Dorothy Nimmo £2,000
Peter Scupham £2,000
Iain Crichton Smith £2,000

1997

Alison Brackenbury £2,000
Gillian Clarke £2,000
Tony Curtis £2,000
Anne Stevenson £2,000

1998

Roger McGough £2,000
Robert Minhinnick £2,000
Anne Ridler £2,000
Ken Smith £2,000

1999

Vicki Feaver £2,000
Geoffrey Hill £2,000
Elma Mitchell £2,000
Sheenagh Pugh £2,000

2000

Alistair Elliot £2,000
Michael Hamburger £2,000
Adrian Henri £2,000
Carole Satyamurti £2,000

2001

Ian Duhig £2,000
Paul Durcan £2,000
Kathleen Jamie £2,000
Grace Nichols £2,000

2002

Moniza Alvi £2,000
David Constantine £2,000
Liz Lochhead £2,000
Brian Patten £2,000

2003

Ciaran Carson £2,000
Michael Donaghy £2,000
Lavinia Greenlaw £2,000
Jackie Kay £2,000

2004 John Agard £2,000
Ruth Padel £2,000
Lawrence Sail £2,000
Eva Salzman £2,000

2005
Jane Duran £2,000
Christopher Logue £2,000
M. R. Peacocke £2,000
Neil Rollinson £2,000

2006
Alan Jenkins £2,000
Mimi Khalvati £2,000
Jo Shapcott £2,000