MSt alumna Maya Popa is to one of the judges for the 2017 Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine. The other judges are Neal Baer, Jorie Graham, Jackie Kay, Owen Lewis .
“Now in its 8th year, the Hippocrates Prize has attracted over 8000 entries from over 60 countries, from the Americas to Fiji and Finland to Australasia. All awards are for a single unpublished poem in English of up to 50 lines of verse on a medical theme. ”