Monthly Awards



March 2017

Readers’ Choice:    Male Pheasant Utterly Unfazed by the Passing of my Car – by Jane Burn
Editor’s Choice:     Ride – by Robert Ford   (chosen by Oz Hardwick).

February 2017

Readers’ Choice:    My Father Comes Back – by Steve Klepetar
Editor’s Choice:     A Bedside Geranium – by Tristan Moss  (chosen by Winston Plowes).

January 2017

Readers’ Choice:    The importance of maps – by Finola Scott
Editor’s Choice:     Paving Intentions – by Sid Smith (chosen by Char March).

December 2016

Readers’ Choice:    One of a Kind – by Robert West.
Editor’s Choice:     Normanton is made of dying stars – by Jimmy Andrex (chosen by Peter R White).

November 2016

Readers’ Choice:    Full English – by Jimmy Andrex.
Editor’s Choice:     The True Lives of Cells – by Sharon Suzuki-Martinez (chosen by Rose Drew).

October 2016

Readers’ Choice:     When I’m Asked, Have You Ever Been Pregnant? – by Wendy DeGroat.
Editor’s Choice:      One Raven – by Kathleen Jones (chosen by Sandra Burnett).

September 2016

Readers’ Choice:     The nearly I hope will last a while longer – by Nicky Phillips.
Editor’s Choice:      The nearly I hope will last a while longer – by Nicky Phillips (chosen by Hannah Stone).

August 2016

Readers’ Choice:     This is a love poem – by Matt Nicholson.
Editor’s Choice:      Ardnamurchan – by Robert Hodkinson  (chosen by Mark Connors).

July 2016

Readers’ Choice:     From the Dingy Apartment Everywhere – by Baisali Chatterjee Dutt.
Editor’s Choice:      Modern Relationship – by Elan Mudrow  (chosen by Gill Lambert).

June 2016

Readers’ Choice:     Birth Plan – by Gill Lambert.
Editor’s Choice:      Existence, Explained – by Tonya Eberhard.