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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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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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September 2016: Florence Lenaers’ poem ‘On Laundry Day‘ was selected as an Editors’ Pick at WordPress Discover.
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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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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.