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6 November 2017. Submissions have been open since 28 July 2017. Thank you to everyone who has submitted work. Josephine Corcoran and/or Rishi Dastidar will respond to your submission (or enquiry) as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. Open submissions are now closed and will resume again in 2018.
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Congratulations to And Other Poems contributor and co-editor Rishi Dastidar whose poem ‘What’s the matter with [insert (non-metropolitan) English constituency of choice]? first published at New Boots and Pantisocracies has been Highly Commended in this year’s Forward Prize for Best Single Poem.
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23 August 2017: And Other Poems hasn’t been successful in the Forward Prizes this year but these are the poems which we nominated in the Single Best Poem Category: ‘Kyrie’ by Seán Hewitt ; ‘De-Extinction’ by Suzannah Evans ; ‘The Iron Children’ by Rachel Plummer.
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28 July 2017. And Other Poems is taking a break from posting poems until the Autumn. If you’d like to submit poems to And Other Poems, and you haven’t been published here before, please contact Josephine Corcoran josephinecorcoran13@gmail.com.
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15 May 2017: Coming soon! Poems by The Complete Works III poets will be published at And Other Poems on Fridays from May 19 onwards, selected by Rishi Dastidar. Read more here.
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March 15, 2017: Poems for St Patrick’s Day. Thank you to everyone who submitted poems to this open call for ‘poems about Ireland’. There were 83 submissions and 19 poems chosen. Thank you to everyone who took part.
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September 2016: 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.