Issue 7: Mother



In this cold and rainy run-up to Easter weekend, we’d like to introduce you to some mothers (real, imagined, would-be, and otherwise), and the poems that lodge them….


In other news…

  • Thank you to everyone who submitted work during our last submission window.  Our team is busy reading and discussing, and we aim to be in touch by mid-April.
  • Our Spring Short Competition for prose poems of up to 150 words on any theme will open on 1 April and close on 15 May 2024.  You can find more information here.
  • Our next general submission window will open from 1 June – 30 June 2024 for prose poems of up to 500 words.  (There is no minimum length; shorter poems are very welcome.)


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