Tag: Award

The Big List Of UK Writing Competitions

The Big List Of UK Writing Competitions

When it comes to getting your work noticed, there’s very little that’s better than having won or been shortlisted for a writing competition… and the odds of that happening may not be as long as you think. Every competition listed below produces one or more […]

News: 2017 Forward Prize For Best Single Poem Nominations

News: 2017 Forward Prize For Best Single Poem Nominations

Each year Neon Literary Magazine nominates a select handful of its featured poems for the prestigious Forward Prize For Best Single Poem. The award has been running since 1992, and is recognised as one of the greatest honours for poetry in the United Kingdom and […]

News: 2016 Best Small Fictions Nominations

Flash fiction is one of our favourite forms, and so it’s always a pleasure to see it recognised by the annual Best Small Fictions anthology. The anthology has, this year, been adopted by Braddock Avenue Books, and will be guest-edited by none other than Amy […]

Alumni News: March 2016

It’s been over a year since I last caught up with past contributors to the magazine. In that time many of them have been busy publishing books, collections, stories and poems – sometimes in magazines, and sometimes on the walls of buses and trains! Quite […]

News: 2015 Best Small Fictions Nominations

Last year, Claire Joanne Huxham’s story “Correspondence” fromĀ  issue thirty-eight was selected for inclusion in the Queen’s Ferry Press anthology The Best Small Fictions. This year, I’ve nominated a selection of short works from the magazine once again. Here they all are. “Love Drug In […]

News: 2015 Pushcart Prize Nominations

As December approaches once again, I’ve looked back over the fiction and poetry that has appeared in Neon during 2015, and made six selections to be nominated for the annual Pushcart Prize. This prestigious award collects the best work published by small presses each year. […]

“The Mesmerist’s Daughter” Shortlisted For Saboteur Award

I’m very pleased to announce that Neon‘s latest chapbook – The Mesmerist’s Daughter by Heidi James – has been shortlisted for a Saboteur Award in the “Best Novella” category. Published only a week ago, the chapbook has already garnered a lot of positive attention, and […]