Tongues&Grooves Prose Poem Prize 2018
Deadline: Midnight on 1 January 2018
Prizes: First £600, Second £200, Third £100, with seven commendations £25
Judge: Michael Loveday
Prize Awards: Sunday 25th March 2018 at the Square Tower, Old Portsmouth
Winners will be invited to read at the Square Tower, Portsmouth in March 2018 as part of Bookfest 2018
Further details, including competition rules and a postal submission form, can be downloaded here.
Online submissions, including payment, can be made by clicking this link: Prose Poem Competition 2017
For an interview with Michael Loveday about prose poetry, visit The Forge Literary Magazine where Mike talks about his own composition, Chewing Glass. Michael’s debut book Three Men on the Edge is forthcoming from V. Press in 2018. Michael also writes a blog pagechatter.org for flash fiction, prose poetry and poetry.
And if you need further inspiration, here are some more thoughts about prose poems. that Mike has kindly put together for us.
If you’re still asking yourself “What is a prose poem?”, then have a look at these examples on the Sudden Prose and Poetry Foundation websites: