We are delighted to announce that the winners of the 2019 Ginkgo Prize are as follows:

First Prize: A Polar Bear in Norilsk by Sue Riley

Second Prize: Once There Were Fish by Anne Haven McDonnell

Third Prize: Lammergeier by Rosamund Taylor

Environmental Defenders Prize: Toll by Emma Must
Runner-Up: Waiting by Joanna Guthrie
Runner-Up: Night by Jane Robinson

Highly Commended:
It Is the Trees by Tim Kiely
Protection by Esa Aldegheri
Ode to Fossil Fuel by Sasha West
How I Hold the World in this Climate Emergency by Cath Drake
Eat Me by Eleanor Page
K-T by Ned Balbo
Irma by Joanna Guthrie
Amazonia by Emma Woodford
The Weather by Hannah Lowe

2019 Ginkgo Prize Ecopoetry Anthology

The 2019 Ginkgo Prize anthology contains all the winning and highly commended poems from the 2019 awards, with forewords from Poet Laureate Simon Armitage and judges Homero Aridjis and Jen Hadfield. The winning poets were Sue Riley, Anne Haven McDonnell and Rosamund Taylor with Emma Must awarded the Environmental Defenders Prize and Joanna Guthrie and Jane Robinson as runners-up. Click to download.