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Sunday, 31 May 2015

Reading by Ellen Storm from her collection - 'Rupture' - at the Hippocrates Awards

Ellen Storm read from her first collection - Rupture - at the Poetry and Medicine Symposium held to mark the announcement of the 2015 Hippocrate Prize winners

Listen to Ellen Storm's reading from Rupture.


Her collection Rupture is published by the Hippocrates Press and available to order online

Dr Ellen Storm won the 2014 Hippocrates NHS £5000 Prize for Poetry and Medicine for her poem Out of Hospital Arrest.  

Listen to Martha Kearney discussing the 2014 Hippocrates Awards with judge Robert Francis QC. The interview on the BBC's World at One included a reading of Ellen's winning poem. 

Dr Ellen Storm is a medical doctor training in Paediatrics and Child Health in the north-west of England.  She has a BSc in Biomedical Sciences and an MSc in Public Health. 

She is currently completing an MA in creative Writing at the University of Lancaster, and lives with her partner and four-year-old twin daughters in Liverpool. 

The Hippocrates Prize is an annual award with a closing date of 31st January 2016 for the 2016 Hippocrates Prize. 

See more about entering for the 2016 Hippocrates Prize.

Ellen Storm
With a 1st prize of £5000 for the winning poem in the Open International category of £5,000, £5000 for the 1st Prize in the NHS category, and £500 for the Young Poets Award the Hippocrates Prize is one of the highest value poetry awards in the world for a single poem. In its first 5 years, the Hippocrates Prize has attracted over 6000 entries from 61 countries, from the Americas to Fiji and Finland to Australasia.

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