Tag: Frederick Pollack

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 […]

Event: Joint Launch Of Issue Forty-Four And “When You Lived Inside The Walls”

Event: Joint Launch Of Issue Forty-Four And “When You Lived Inside The Walls”

We’re not usually one for events, but with the upcoming launch of issue forty-four coinciding neatly with the launch of Krishan‘s chapbook of short stories from Stonewood Press, we thought that there was something worth celebrating. As such we’ll be gathering in Norwich at The […]

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 […]

Alumni News: January 2015

It’s always a pleasure to hear about the successes and publications of writers who have appeared in the magazine. In the past I used to make an individual post for each item of news, but lately there’s been so much happening that I decided to […]

News: Issue #39 Preview

Issue 39 of Neon is currently at the printer, and should be arriving very soon. The official publication date is 27th October, but you can already pre-order a copy of the magazine if you want to get your hands on it as soon as possible. […]