2022 Anthology


Category Anthologies
Our 2022 anthology, featuring the poems longlisted for the 2022 Live Canon Poetry Prize:

A is for Apple, Natalie Scott

A Trumpeter in Sumy Plays the Ukrainian National Anthem During the Russian Invasion, While in Baltimore, We Hold a Bake Sale, Matt Hohner

Abe, Jill Abram

Aisling, Anne Casey

amortisation, Deborah Finding

An expression of regret, Katriona Campbell

As with sickness, Martyn Crucefix

Because Simon, Dominic Weston

Bitter from OE biter, Helen Kay

Blueprint for Living, Steve Xerri

Celestial, NJ Hynes

Classification of Beasts, Ilse Pedler

Epitaph for Schools, Sarah Diamond

Escape plan, Henry St Leger

Eventually, Masks Off, Jonathan Greenhause

Eyrar, Laura Theis

Falling, Dillon Jaxx

For The Bear Spotters, Emma Simon

George, Laurie Bolger

Grief as the Preamble of the Maastricht Treaty, Paul Stephenson

Her love is a red rose, Arjunan Manuelpillai

Hummingbird, Charlotte Ansell

Instagram, will you change my life?, Sana Rao

labyrinth, Lesley Sharpe

Let’s Imagine Instead, Di Slaney

LIFE ON EXO-PLANET GLIESE 433 d, Charles Penty

liplines, Katie Griffiths

My Father Retrains as a Country Interior Designer, Julie Irigaray

Night-watchman on the bleach green, Glen Wilson

Out of office, Adrian Buckner

Poem for Frank O’Hara, Antony Mair

Port Mouse, Tessa Foley

Powering, Jacqueline Schaalje

Seven Stages of Dad, Jenny Mitchell

Sisters, Sarah Westcott

Snow, Vanessa Lampert,

Successful Communes, Erica Jane Morris

That Night, Nora Nadjarian

The Company of Fools, Rod Whitworth

The Exhibition of Happiness, Kathy Pimlott

The Experiments, Isabella Mead

The Half-aCrown, William Lancaster

The Last Books, Caroline Hammond

the motherbear told, Jane Burn

The Raft, Chrissy Banks

The Snowball of Thanatos, CY Forrest

The women of 10x3, Alison Binney

This Is BBC 1, Now the 9 O’clock News, Hilary Watson

Visiting Woodhenge and The Church of St Mary and St Melor, Amesbury, Josephine Corcoran

White Flag, Mark Fiddes

Wolf, running, Tamsin Hopkins

Your test kit is in the post, Joolz Sparkes