The 2015 Goolwa Poetry Cup

This year’s Goolwa Poetry Cup, held at the Steam Exchange Brewery, was a huge success, with excellent poetry and a large appreciative audience.

First place and $1000 went to Jason Marsiglia, second place and $200 went to Amy Watson. Other finalists, each receiving $50, were Aaron Furnell, James Hickey, Meredith Hall and Matilde Wiese. People’s Choice and $100 went to Christina Hack. Keenan Drake won the Young Poet competition. and $50. Congratulations to the winners and all the competitors!!

Judges were Jude Aquilina,  Kami McInnes  and MC Nigel Ford, who did a fantastic job organising and running the event.

Special thanks to Alexandrina Council as Event Partner and Major Sponsor via Leah Grace, Arts Officer at Alexandrina Council, and Gareth Andrews, Manager of the Steam Exchange Brewery.

For an excellent video of the event, thanks to Lord Stompy, follow this link.