Last year, TfL invited disabled London poets to share their experiences of travel through poetry to mark the European Year of Disabled People. The theme of the competition was Journey and 150 entries were received. The winners, by category, are:
Child winner (under 17 years):
Amanda Sargeant, West Molesey, Surrey with The Journey
Adult winners (over 17 years):
First adult winner: Evelyn McNally, Hampstead with Green Light
Second adult winner: Anna Losinski, Dulwich with Down in Warsaw
"Congratulations to everyone who entered! I read your poems with pleasure and encourage all of you to keep writing. Transport for London is taking a positive approach to making more of London's public transport accessible for all and this competition encourages Londoners to share their experiences of travel. It also demonstrates TfL's ongoing efforts to engage with disabled people."
Roger McGough said:
"I'm delighted to be associated with TfL's Disabled? Poet? competition as part of the European Year of Disabled People. Poetry is for all people regardless of age, gender and ability, and TfL has created an excellent opportunity for disabled Londoners to showcase their talent. Congratulations to all entrants!"
For further information please contact Amanda Brooks at TfL Press Office on 020 7941 4882 or firstname.lastname@example.org