14 Jun

Forward Poetry Prize 2020 Shortlist Announced

The 2020 Forward prize for best collection

The Five titles nominated for the £10,000 Forward prize for best collection

The 2020 Felix Dennis prize for best first collection

The five titles in the running for the £5,000 Felix Dennis prize for best first collection:

The 2020 Forward Prize for best single poem

The five poems in the running for the £1,000 Felix Dennis prize for best first collection

Mama Cockroach, I Love You by Fiona Benson (Poetry London)

The Little Miracles by Malika Booker (Magma)

(Un)certainties by Regi Claire (Mslexia & PBS Women’s Poetry Competition)

Nocturne for a Moving Train by Valzhyna Mort (The Poetry Review)

Dick pics by Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang (The Moth)