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Under 18 Winners (split into two age categories)

Under 14 Winner

Prize - Laptop - Ellie Fisher
After much deliberation all judges agreed Ellie Fisher, aged 11, should be crowned the under 14s champion for her well structured poem 'The Writer's Meditation'

15 and Over

Prize - laptop - Megan Beech
Megan Beech, aged 18, with an energetic and passionate depiction of Glastonbury festival in her poem 'Glastonbury'

Over 18 Winners

1st Prize - £1000 - Vanessa Kisuule
Vanessa Kisuule was announced as the winner after giving an accomplished and touching performance of her wistful poem 'Jjajja'. This year the slam champion had the option of a publishing contract with Bonacia Ltd or £1000, Vanessa choose to take the £1000!