The Plaza Poetry (60 lines max) Shortlist

The Plaza Poetry (60 lines max) Shortlist

Top 20 Poetry (60 lines max) Entries
(titles listed in no particular order)

A Barrel for My Body and a Hare for My Head

Gazcue: Socorro Sanchez con Santiago

The First Rastaman in Space

My Great Grandfather’s Apron Shop

The Long Before

Emendations on Red

Speed-dating but I Sat Down Opposite a Grave-digger

The Verdict


Seven shirts

Congrats to the 10 poets who made the shortlist. These final 10 will be published in The Plaza Prizes Anthology 2.

The announcement of the winners will happen on the News page end of next week. So, pop back to see which poems make the final 4. 

The NEW 2024 Plaza Poetry Prize (40 lines max) is open to enter. Judge: Moniza Alvi. 1st prize: £1,000. Deadline: 31st May 2024.