Postscript from And Other Poems

The following poems and poets were nominated by And Other Poems for Best Single Poem in the 2019 Forward Prize for Poetry:   Chrissy Banks for ‘Things My Mother Said‘   Sarah Hymas for ‘Whale-boned Corset and Other Relics’   Kathy Pimlott for ‘As You Are 90, I Must Be 65’ I’m extremely pleased to say that Sarah Hymas’ poem ‘Whale-boned Corset and Other Relics’ … Continue reading Postscript from And Other Poems

Introducing the poets of The Complete Works III

…though having written that headline I’m suddenly stuck by the notion that the word ‘introducing’ is redundant, so much noise are this latest cohort of The Complete Works making, both in the UK and on shores farther away. But on the off-chance that you are unfamiliar with their work, I’m delighted that we’ll be sharing some of their poems with you on Fridays over the … Continue reading Introducing the poets of The Complete Works III

Guest Editor at And Other Poems

I’m excited to announce that, during the next open submissions window (May 13 – May 15), And Other Poems is going to be co-edited by Rishi Dastidar a widely published poet whose debut collection Ticker Tape is forthcoming from Nine Arches Press in 2017. Rishi is a member of Malika’s Poetry Kitchen, a fellow of The Complete Works, a consulting editor at The Rialto and … Continue reading Guest Editor at And Other Poems