2023/24 Pamphlet /Chapbook Competition


We are absolutely delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2023/2024 pamphlet/chapbook competition. 

Thank you to the hundreds of poets who submitted. It was a privilege to read your work. 
Congratulations to all the poets who have been shortlisted. We will be announcing the winners on Wednesday 28th February. 


SHORTLIST

amortisation, Deborah Finding

Berliners, John Simmons

Bog Queens, Kate Noakes

Fields Feasts, Jess Thayil

Finding Anna, Hanne Buick-Nielsen

Forest Management, Sarah Reeson

He/Hymn, Henry St Leger

Headlands, Alice Stainer

Nifitisa, Eleni Philippou

Not a McGann, Mick Wood

Once We Get Past Poker Night, Tamsin Hopkins

Out of the Grey, Helen Kay

Parading my European Genes in London’s Cafes, Ilias Tsagas

Recovery, Susanna Fitzpatrick

The Almost Elegies, Sean Boustead

The Dreaming of Hinkley Point, Graeme Ryan

The Monogamies, Sarah Gibbons

This Topia, Partridge Boswell

What is this, a family outing, Jeanette Burton




Why not explore the winning pamphlets from 2022:
Dear Rwanda, Isabella Mead
The Glassblower's House, Matt Bryden
Love and Stones, Josephine Corcoran