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Poetry competition in honour of Hexham poet

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A new £200 poetry competition for adults and children has been launched in Hexham, Northumberland, in honour of a local-born feminist poet, Elizabeth Gibson Cheyne. She was the sister of the first world war poet Wilfred Gibson, and wrote 40 books of prose and poetry between 1899 and 1918. The competition will be judged by Caitlin Kendall, and the deadline is 31 May. More details

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