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February 2017. A message from Josephine Corcoran: Submissions to And Other Poems are currently by invitation. I am sorry not to be able to offer open submissions at this time. I hope to be able to do this later in 2017. Best wishes, – Josephine.
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December 2016: And Other Poems is taking a break from posting poems and will return in 2017. Please continue to visit the site and explore its archive. A list of poems and poets is available on the Index pages, 2012 – 2016 and 2017 onwards.
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Florence Lenaers’ poem ‘On Laundry Day‘ was selected as an Editors’ Pick at WordPress Discover.
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Huge thanks to Josephine Dickinson, Vanessa Gebbie, and Kathy Pimlott who worked as guest readers at And Other Poems in order to help Josephine and Rishi reply more promptly to submissions sent during the most recent open window.
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Emily Blewitt’s poem This Is Not a Rescue Highly Commended in the 2016 Forward Prizes for Poetry
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Over 200 submissions (about 600 poems) were received during the 13 – 15 May 2016 Open Window which was edited by Josephine Corcoran and Rishi Dastidar.
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Guest Editor at And Other Poems
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February 2016: UK online journals are now eligible to submit poems for the Forward Prize (Best Single Poem category). And Other Poems submitted two poems.
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September 2015 – Three Poems by Tania Hershman – Tania’s poems were selected by WordPress Editor Cheri Lucas Rowlands to appear on Freshly Pressed (now called WordPress Discover).
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January 2014: And Other Poems is archived at The British Library. Read more here.