The Blue Nib. Issue 35

Welcome to the Autumn 2018 issue, full as always of fresh, new poetry chosen by Shirley Bell.
And for the first time we have literary fiction selected by Imogen Gladman. Please, don't forget to show our contributors some appreciation by commenting on the pieces you enjoy

Chapbook III Results

Vivien Jones Reveals the results of CBCIII
And The Winners Are-

Spring Summer Chapbook Contest Winners. Our guest judge, Southlight editor, Vivien Jones announces her winners in CBC III as well as talking about the quality

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Highly Commended

Our guest judge Vivien Jones made an initial shortlist of twelve entries from the over sixty entries sent to her. From this longlist she selected

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Contest Series Winter 2018

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Shirley Bell & Imogen Gladman Introduce  #35
Chapbook Contest III. The Results are in
New Poetry
New Fiction
New Essays
Fresh Reviews