The new issue of FourXFour Poetry Journal will be out on Thursday 21st March, for World Poetry Day. This will be the first of our new expanded editions: as well as featured the regular four featured poets per issue, we will also be including a general selection of poetry. Issue 28 will carry 24 extra poems from 21 poets.
Our featured poets from Issue 28 will be:
We are also nominating two poems from the issue for The Forward Prize for Best Single Poem:
Ian Heffernan - Geriatric Ablaze
Betty Baxter - Doing the Rounds
Joining these nominations will be Claire McCotter's Triptych from Issue 26. A prize of £1,000 will be given to the author of the best single poem that has been published in a newspaper, periodical, magazine, e-zine or online journal in the UK or Republic of Ireland between 24 March 2018 and 23 March 2019.
We wish our nominated poets all the best for the prize!
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