(Reasons for) Moving

Our latest chapbook, David Russomano’s (Reasons for) Moving, is now available. This is a remarkable debut. Of course we would say that, and while you might not trust us to be objective, you might believe the poet Wendy Cope when she calls it an “impressive...

Forward Prize nominations 2015–2016

Each year we have the honour of nominating poems for the Forward Prize. It’s a difficult thing, choosing from the last two issues’ lovely and memorable poems but after some wrestling and rereading we settled on these four pieces: ‘Trouble...

Issue 16 submissions now open

For issue 15 we asked submitting authors and poets to include proof they had recently supported a literary magazine. The outcome was more wonderful than we had any right to expect: an engaged bunch of writers sending in some of the strongest writing we’ve ever...

A submissions call with a difference

   We just opened our issue 15 submissions call. As usual we will be accepting work for five weeks, so you have until September 20th. But this call is a little different—we are asking everyone who sends in work for consideration to also show us that they have bought a...