The Plaza Prose Poetry Shortlist

The Plaza Prose Poetry Shortlist

Carrie Etter

Top 10 Prose Poetry Entries
(titles listed in no particular order)

‘Anticipation of Anaphylaxis’

‘While I am away’

‘Tastes like a toothache’

‘A survivor dreams a new career’

‘Tonight you are pregnant and your fetus has a gun’

‘The Bullet Renames’


‘Letter to a Lifeguard’

‘Speculations and Propositions on Footwear from the Cordwainers’ Descendent’

‘The night-sea defeats my PTSD tinnitus’

Congrats to the 10 prose poets who made the shortlist, and 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 made the final cut.

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