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Internal Writing Competition  
 
The optional theme for the 2019 prose and poetry competition was 'Subversion' - Harpenden Writers members can read the 2019 winner's entries here.
 
Poetry winners: 
1st - Carpe Diem by Viv McManus
2nd - School of Thought by Ivor Canning
 
Prose winners: 
1st - Me and Bullseye by Joyce Bunting
2nd - Delivered by Richard Webbe 
 
The judge for this year's competition was the recognised Poet John Mole, he commented "I have greatly enjoyed reading the entries for this competition and been impressed by their range - from those that looked directly at the theme of subversion, approaching it with considerable insight and in several cases with an enjoyable mischievous sense of humour, to those that (subversively?) decided to go their own way regardless of the theme. Overall an impressively high standard which clearly demonstrates the diverse talents of Harpenden Writers".