How to master the art of poetry submissions

1. Here’s the headline: read the magazine you’re submitting to, before you decide to submit. You’ll get a sense of where your poems will best fit, and you’ll have an …

‘The Closing Hour’ by Carl Phillips

             There are pleasures so ordinary that we barely notice them. They leave no impression worth mentioning, even. Notthe leaves but the delicate under-leaves that we’d             somehow missed. Not the stranger whom …

Editorial by Dai George

For some reason, I’ve been thinking lately about an ornament in my childhood home. It looks like a flower trapped inside a star, with eight orange and blue petals intersecting …

Poetry London Prize 2021: Judge’s Report

by Malika Booker As a judge, I always ask myself the following questions when selecting the winners: What haunts you? What stands out? What poem made you forget you were …