Tag: Forward Prize

Interview: Our 2017 Forward Prize Nominees

Interview: Our 2017 Forward Prize Nominees

We spoke with our three Forward Prize nominees – Stephen Devereux, Lydia Armstrong and Frederick Pollack – about poetic forms, inspiration and editing. What makes for a strong poem, in your opinion? Stephen Devereux: I like poems that  are closely observed, that use original metaphors, […]

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 Forward Prize For Best Single Poem Nominations

The Forward Prizes, awarded annually, are some of the most prestigious awards for poetry available in the UK. Each year I nominate four of the best poems published in Neon during the previous twelve months for the Best Single Poem category – the top prize […]

News: 2015 Forward Prize For Best Single Poem Nominations

Every year I nominate some poems from Neon for the prestigious Forward Prize For Best Single Poem. This award, administrated by the Forward Arts Foundation, seeks to reward the author of the best individual poem published in a magazine, newspaper or journal in the previous […]

News: 2014 Forward Prize For Best Single Poem Nominations

I’ve now sent in Neon‘s four nominations for the Forward Arts Foundation‘s 2014 poetry prize. Each of the below have been entered into the Best Single Poem category – congratulations and best of luck to all of them. Click on the links to read the […]