Patricia Ace (author of HappenStance chapbook First Blood) won a prize some time ago in the first ever Aesthetica Creative Works Competition.

 

 

Trish Ace
Trish Ace

That poem will now appear in the Aesthetica Annual, on sale at a bookshop or branch of W H Smiths near you. She was first among 97 overall finalists judged by Cherie Federico. The 2009 competition is now open for