Winner of MAG Competition
The winner of a unique online poetry contest set up to raise funds for international landmine clearance charity MAG has been formally announced today.
Francesca McMahon’s poem “1st Thirteenth Birthday” was judged the best of over 300 entries from all over the world. The voting process was conducted solely by the entrants of the competition themselves and worked very well - an online first. Poets of all levels entered the competition, and entries were received from as far afield as
Francesca is a published British novelist who lives in
You can see details of the comp at www.poeticrepublic.com.A bit about MAG:
MAG is a humanitarian organisation and co-laureate of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, awarded for its work with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), which culminated in the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty - the international agreement that bans the use and manufacture of anti-personnel landmines.MAG is currently working in