Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2023

An image of Jon Stallworthy smiling at the camera

Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize Award Event 2023


This competition is held annually in memory of the late Professor Jon Stallworthy (1935-2014), poet and Fellow of Wolfson College, and is open to any postgraduate student at the University of Oxford. A prize of £1000 is awarded by two judges, the Professor of Poetry Alice Oswald and Professor Bernard O'Donoghue. This year's theme is 'Disgrace'.

The award ceremony will take place at Wolfson at 6pm on Wednesday 18 January, and is followed by drinks with the poets in the Wolfson Café.

Join us to hear the short-listed poems and discover this year's winner!


Wednesday 18 January, 6pm
at Wolfson College,
in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium