Competition Success For Jack Cooper

Jack has won the 18-24 category for Oxford City Council’s ‘Shout Out for the Covered Market’ competition, judged by Barney Norris, with his poem ‘Homecoming’.

The competition was set-up to celebrate the historic market, which is quickly approaching its 350th anniversary!

He has also been commended by Andrew McMillan in the Verve Poetry Festival’s ‘Diversity’ competition, for his poem ‘exquisite corpse’.

Jack will be performing at the festival alongside the other commended and winning poets, and Andrew himself: Sunday, 23rd February, 11am-12:30pm.