Paul Stephenson Wins Paper Swans Press Pamphlet Competition

Paul Stephenson has won the Paper Swans Press Poetry Pamphlet Competition with ‘Selfie with Waterlilies’. The competition was judged by Jill Munro and you can read her report on the Paper Swans Press website. We are looking forward to reading the published pamphlet!

Member Jonathan Totman’s entry, entitled ‘Explosives Licence’, was also highly commended in the competition.

Magazine publications for Highgate Poets

176Highgate Poets have been enjoying some success placing poems in magazines this summer:

Member Frances Galleymore has two poems in the summer issue of Orbis (176): Sleepwalking and The Orangery.

Member Jonathan Totman’s poem Hellenic has been published in the latest issue of Envoi.

Anne Ballard’s poem SKI-ers will appear in the September issue of Acumen.

Annemarie Cooper’s poem Scarlet Rose will appear in the autumn issue of The Fenland Reed.envoi_172

Congratulations all!

The Fenland Reed launched

 

Cover photo by, and copyright of, Jo Wilson

The first issue of Jonathan Totman’s new poetry and prose magazine, The Fenland Reed, is published this month. It features work by two Highgate Poets, Sarah Doyle and Annemarie Cooper, as well as poems and stories by writers from Fenland and across the UK. You can read a sample of poems on the magazine’s website, where you can also order copies and subscribe. Submissions are now open for Issue 2 on the theme “Lost and Found” – see the website for details.

Jonathan Totman launches new literary magazine, The Fenland Reed

The Fenland Reed logoMember Jonathan Totman, recently appointed Fenland Poet Laureate, has launched a new literary magazine, The Fenland Reed. Visit the magazine’s website for more information and details of how to submit (you don’t have to live in Fenland in order to do so!). You can also read more about Jonathan’s vision for the magazine on his blog.