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The Times Stephen Spender Prize 2010

Winners

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14-and-under prize

Winner

Henry Miller, Amores 3.2 by Ovid (Latin)

Commended

Dominic Hand, ‘Spleen’ by Baudelaire (French)
Sam Peters, ‘Poem 27’ by Catullus (Latin)
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18-and-under prize

Winners

First: Patrick Heaton, from Heroides 1 by Ovid (Latin)
Joint second: Iona Hannagan Lewis, ‘Rhyfel’ by Hedd Wyn (Welsh)
Joint second: Amelia Hassard, ‘Get Drunk’ by Baudelaire (French)

Commended

Emily Carpenter, ‘The Erl King’ by Goethe (German)
Henry Edwards, Elegies 1.3 by Propertius (Latin)
Claire Ewbank, 'Grodek' by Georg Trakl (German)
Ben Pope from Metamorphoses 8 by Ovid (Latin)
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Open prize

Winners

First: John Richmond, ‘The Retreat from Moscow’ by Victor Hugo (French)
Second: Duncan Forbes, ‘Confession’ by the Archpoet (Latin)
Third: Jane Draycott, ‘Song for Wulf’ (Anglo-Saxon)

Commended

Chen Dandan, ‘Strawberry Pie’ by Xia Yu (Chinese)
Michael Foley, ‘The Poets Aged Seven’ by Arthur Rimbaud (French)
James Knox Whittet, ‘Hallaig’ by Sorley Maclean (Gaelic)
Mario Petrucci, ‘History’ by Eugenio Montale (Italian)
Carol Rumens, ‘Canto 27’ from Dante’s Purgatorio (Italian)
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