Eric Gregory Award

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The Eric Gregory Award is a literary award given annually by the Society of Authors for a collection by British poets under the age of 30. The award was founded in 1960 by Dr. Eric Gregory to support and encourage young poets. [1] In 2019, the six winners were: James Connor Patterson, Sophie Collins, Mary Jean Chan, Dominic Leonard, Seán Hewitt, and Phoebe Stuckes. Each poet was awarded £4,725.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "The Eric Gregory Awards". Society of Authors. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Eric Gregory Award Winners". The Poetry Society. Retrieved 24 December 2019.
  3. ^ MacMaster, Norma. "Irish poets Seán Hewitt and James Conor Patterson win Eric Gregory Awards". The Irish Times. Retrieved 24 December 2019.

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