Congratulations to Anne Ballard, whose poem ‘The Judge’s Wife’ has won third prize in the 2017 Poetry on the Lake Competition, formal category.
Former member Sarah Doyle was also highly commended in the Silver Wyvern category for poems on the theme ‘metal’.
Having recently appeared in the Three Drops From a Cauldron “Samhain” e-special, Sarah Doyle’s poem “Lamia, Alone” was among those selected for inclusion in a new print anthology. The book can be purchased here.
Sarah Doyle has just been published in two exciting new anthologies. Her poem “Water” appears in This Body I Live In edited by Kate Garrett for Pankhearst Press; while her poem “Love Knots” features (by invitation) in Hands and Wings, an anthology of poetry inspired by and dedicated to the aims and work of the charity Freedom from Torture. The latter was edited by Dorothy Yamamoto and includes a specially written Foreword by Philip Pullman.
Details of the books can be viewed by clicking on the images.
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.
Member Sarah Doyle’s poem Unholy has won the William Blake Poetry Prize, a competition organised by the Big Blake Project and the University of Chichester, and judged by George Szirtes.
Sarah Doyle was one of the finalists in the Mslexia poetry competition, with her poem The Scots Girls of Great Yarmouth, which will be published in the magazine’s autumn edition.
Sarah Doyle’s poem “A Sailor’s Rondel for a Siren” (inspired by JW Waterhouse’s 1890 painting “The Siren”) has been published in the webzine ‘Three Drops From a Cauldron’. The poem can be read here.
Sarah Doyle’s poem “Crumbs”, inspired by Hansel and Gretel, has been published in “Twice Upon A Time”, Kind of a Hurricane’s latest anthology, featuring poetry and flash fiction that reinvents the fairytale canon. Details of the book are here.
Sarah Doyle’s “Macbeth”-inspired poem, “Unfamiliar”, has been published by the ‘three drops from a cauldron’ e-poetry journal. You can read “Unfamiliar” here.
The poem has also been selected for inclusion in the first ‘three drops…’ print anthology, to be published in July.
Sarah Doyle’s poem “The Sweeper’s Tale” has just been published in a new anthology, ‘Petals in the Pan’, from American publisher ‘Kind of a Hurricane Press’. For more details, including how to purchase the book, please visit the website.