Open Category: shortlisted and commended poets


Neal Baer

Jorie Graham

Jackie Kay

Owen Lewis

Maya Catherine Popa

Biographies of shortlisrted and commended poets in the Open Category

pre-Symposium event 
“Poetry and Training the Eye” + Reception
6:30 pm Friday 5th May 2017 - Boston Museum of Fine Art 

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2017 Hippocrates Poetry and Medicine Symposium and Awards
8:00 am Saturday 6th May 2017 - Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. 

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Claire Collison, London, England  The Ladies’ Pond

Rosie Jackson, Trudoxhill, Somerset, England  A Ward Sister Remembers the Spencers

Alisha Kaplan, Toronto, Ontario, Canada  Coming Off Eight Years of Escitalopram


Polly Atkin, Ambleside, Cumbria, England  On this Island

Janice Caroline Booth, Swindon, England  The Art of Dying

Hannah Copley, Hertford, England  Fixation

Hannah Copley, Hertford, England  On admittance to the Glasgow Hospital for Fallen Women in 1933, where there are no Mothers

Rob Evans, Staines, Middlesex, England  CT Scan

Elsa Fischer, Bern, Switzerland  Covering your Breasts

Nicola Healey, Buckinghamshire, England  Visiting Hours

Laurie Clements Lambeth, Houston, Texas, USA  Self-Portrait with Barium: Dysphagia Swallow

Michael Mack, Cambridge, MA, USA  Glass Houses

Elisabeth Murawski, Alexandria, Virginia, USA  Heat

Kate Nitze, San Francisco, CA, USA  Goodbye Letter for Bed 3

Ilse Pedler, Saffron Walden, England  The Thief

Robert Morrison Randolph, Carmichaels, Pennsylvania, USA  All Our Names

Lesley Saunders, Slough, England  Ice Maiden

Lesley Saunders, Slough, England  The Hare-lip

Joyce Schmid, Palo Alto, CA, USA  Pigmented Nevus

Mary-Patrice Woehling, Whitestone, NY, USA  Cannoli

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