Poems in Journals
Peter Sutton is joint winner of the Kipling Society John McGivering Poetry Prize 2021 for his poem Shipping Out. The winning poems, the other winnner being Siobhan Flynn, are published in the Kipling Journal.
John McGivering Poetry Prize 2021 Judges’ Report by Harry Ricketts and Jan Montefiore: “Shipping Out is a moving and accomplished poem that skilfullly displays the figure of sea-crossing in Kipling’s imagined elegy for his son’s death in World War I.”
Since the publication of his Piers Plowman, other poems by Peter Sutton have been published in poetry journals such as HQ, Orbis, Poetry Salzburg Review and Sarasvati. For details see the Poetry section of his full c.v. (link below). He regularly reads from his work at Ledbury Poetry Salons and other West Midlands events.
Readers and listeners have said:
“engaging mixture of humor, wordplay, grit, and mythology”
“cleverly mixing humour with very dark subjects”
“tremendously energetic and playful...”
“a skilled and generous performer”
“Peter made the stage come alive”