cholmondeley awards past winners

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