Katrina Naomi's sea-swimming poem wins £1,000 Keats-Shelley prize

A poem about sea swimming by Katrina Naomi, ‘in the kelp forest’, has won this year’s £1,000 Keats-Shelley poetry prize. Katrina said the winning poem was part of a series “written in response to daily swims, over the last year. I love sea swimming, I go first thing in the morning. I used to be scared of swimming through the kelp; I'm learning to enjoy it." 

Judge and poet Deryn Rees-Jones said...

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