Number 87 of The Frogmore Papers (Spring 2016) is published this week.
The issue includes prose by Mark Freeman, Gregory Heath and Aaron Peysack, poetry by Mike Barlow, Richie McCaffery, Christine McNeill, Myra Schneider, Zel Norwood and others, and artwork by Alexei Talimonov. The cover design is by artist/bookseller Patrick Marrin. The issue also includes a conversation between Kay Syrad and Clare Best about her latest poetry publication CELL.
Copies are available post-free (£5.00) from:
The Frogmore Press, 21 Mildmay Road, Lewes BN7 1PJ
Call for submissions
Submissions are invited for the next issue of Frogmore’s online journal morphrog (Poetry in the Extreme). Please send a maximum of six poems in a single Word document to: firstname.lastname@example.org . The current issue of morphrog can be accessed at http://www.morphrog.com/
The Frogmore Poetry Prize 2016
Sponsored by the Frogmore Press
The deadline for submissions of poems or this year’s 30th Frogmore Prize is 31 May 2016.
Adjudicator Catherine Smith will read all entries.
The winner of the Frogmore Poetry Prize for 2016 will receive two hundred and fifty guineas and a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers. The first and second runners-up will receive seventy-five and fifty guineas respectively and a year’s subscription to The Frogmore Papers. Shortlisted poets will receive copies of selected Frogmore Press publications. Previous winners of the Prize have been David Satherley, Caroline Price, Bill Headdon, John Latham, Diane Brown, Tobias Hill, Mario Petrucci, Gina Wilson, Ross Cogan, Joan Benner, Ann Alexander, Gerald Watts, Katy Darby, David Angel, Howard Wright, Julie-ann Rowell, Arlene Ang, Peter Marshall, Gill Andrews,A K S Shaw, Sharon Black, Emily Wills, Lesley Saunders and Sarah Barr.
Adjudicator: Catherine Smith will read all poems submitted for the 30th Frogmore Poetry Prize. She is the author of three full collections of poetry: The Butcher’s Hands (2003), Lip (2007) and Otherwhere (2012), all published by Smith Doorstop. The Butcher’s Hands won the Aldeburgh/Jerwood Prize for Best First Collection, and Lip was shortlisted for the 2008 Forward Prize for Best Collection. The Frogmore Press published The New Cockaigne, a ‘rollicking ballad of revolution and fantastical carnal excess’ in 2014.
Conditions of Entry