Sunday, 15 April 2012

Call for submissions: Frogmore Poetry Prize 2012

31 May is the deadline for entries to this year’s (26th) Frogmore Poetry Prize, adjudicated by Janet Sutherland. Full details at

Previous winners of the Prize include Katy Darby, whose debut novel The Whore’s Asylum was recently published by Penguin; Tobias Hill, author of four collections of poetry, whose most recent novel is The Hidden (2009); Sharon Black, whose debut collection To Know Bedrock was published by Pindrop Press last year; Ann Alexander, who has gone on to publish three collections of poems; Mario Petrucci, author of numerous volumes, most recently the waltz in my blood (2011); Gill Andrews, who was subsequently shortlisted for the inaugural Picador Prize; Howard Wright, whose debut collection King of Country was published by Blackstaff Press; Julie-ann Rowell, author of Letters North (Brodie Press), whose short fiction was longlisted for the Asham Award in 2006; Gina Wilson, who went on to win the Lace Open Poetry Competition in 1999; John Latham, who has published four collections of poems with Peterloo; and Caroline Price, whose third collection Wishbone was published by Shoestring Press.

This year’s winner will receive a cheque for 200 guineas, a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers and publication in the celebratory 80th issue of the magazine and on the Frogmore Press website.