David J Costello
Wirral Bard

Sefton Writing
Competition 2009
September 2009Runner-UpThe Cataraque
Forward Press
Regionals 2010
December 2010PublicationAraucaria
Wirral Ode
Show 2010
December 2010WonGenocide
Grist Poetry Prize 2010February 2011Short-ListedCenturion
Q Q Press: 2010 Five by Five CompetitionApril 2011Runner-UpSt. Chads Church, Farndon
Q Q Press: 2010 Five by Five CompetitionApril 2011Runner-Up*The Seventh Age
Thynks Publishing Ltd: Fifty Funny Poems for Children CompetitionJuly 20113rd PlaceThe Cow and The Buttercup
Welsh Poetry Competition 2011July 2011WonHorseshoe Bat
Thynks Publishing Ltd: "Serendipity" Poetry CompetitionApril 2012Runner-upCircumference
Sefton Writing
Competition 2012
November 2012CommendedThe Holy Land (Liverpool 8)
Thynks Publishing Ltd: 2012 Collection CompetitionMarch 2013Runner-upCollection - "Human Engineering"
Welsh Poetry Competition 2015July 2015 CommendationConch
Pushcart Prize 2016October 2015Nominated by Three Drops from a CauldronHansel & Gretel
Troubadour International Poetry Competition 2015November 2015CommendationMoth

* Regretably the editor of the anthology saw fit to "edit" this poem so it does not appear in the published work in the form I intended.

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