Thank you to everyone who entered Magma’s pamphlet competition. We are delighted to announce the shortlist. Our judge, Mary Jean Chan, has chosen:
All that fun we are not having by Mantra Mukim
Atmospheric Ghost Lights by Yvette Siegert
Corona by Maia Elsner
Exaptations by Oliver Southall
It tells the fish by Alexa Winik
Keep still by Natalie Shaw
Other women’s kitchens by Alison Binney
Spectrum by Elizabeth Barrett
The Cord by Vicky Morris
Yolk by Simon Middleton
Congratulations to all! We will announce the winner in the next couple of weeks.
One poem from each of the shortlisted entries will be published here on our website. Four poems – one from the winning pamphlet, plus one each from 3 of the others – will be published in Magma 79, due out in early spring 2021.