Stephanie Norgate will adjudicate next year’s Frogmore Poetry Prize. Stephanie is a playwright and poet. She lives in Sussex and runs the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Chichester. Her plays have been produced on the London Fringe and her radio plays have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Fireclay, a Poetry Business prize-winning pamphlet appeared in 1998, followed by a selection of poems in Oxford Poets 2000. Her two collections with Bloodaxe are Hidden River (2008), which was shortlisted for both the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, and The Blue Den (2012). She is currently editing a book of international essays on poetry and voice.
Previous winners of the Prize include Tobias Hill and Mario Petrucci. This year’s (26th) Prize was adjudicated by Janet Sutherland and awarded to Emily Wills.