In 2016 the Sir Roger Newdigate Prize was awarded to Mary Anne Clark for her entry Sinai. The judges would like to thank all those who submitted an entry, and wish them luck in the future.
The prize will be awarded, provided there is an entry of sufficient merit, for best composition in English verse not exceeding 300 lines in length on the subject of Flight.
The prize is open to an undergraduate who has not exceeded four years from matriculation. The value of the prize is approximately £450 (exact value to be determined by the Fund balance).
Poems (one copy) should be submitted, under a sealed cover marked ‘Sir Roger Newdigate Prize’, to the English Faculty Office, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UL, not later than Monday of 8th week, Hilary Term 2017. Authors should conceal their names and identify their entries by a motto. The name, college, and date of matriculation should be submitted at the same time in a separate envelope with the same motto inscribed upon it.