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Interview with Bridport Prize winner Mark Parjak

Mark ParjakMark Parjak, winner of the 2016 Bridport Prize Poetry Award has been interviewed by Eventus magazine.

Alice Baynton speaks to him about the concept of success, the places he draws inspiration from and where this talented poet will be going from here.

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“Winning one of the Highly Commended Prizes at Bridport 2016 was a thrill and delight. I felt honoured and humbled to be among the roll call of your prestigious competition. 

Most importantly, to have had the intellect, talent and grace of such a remarkable poet as Patience Agbabi choosing the winners was an amazing feeling and a massive confidence boost.

"Your organisers and administration are second to none in making your participating writers feel respected, honoured and celebrated. I applaud and commend you."

Eilis Stanley (IRL) – highly commended, Poetry competition 2016

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