Poems & Publications
Paul has published poems in the following:
- Print magazines (29)
14 Magazine, Acumen, Bare Fiction, Brittle Star, Envoi, Lighthouse, Magma (‘The Apprentice‘), Orbis, Other Poetry, Oxford Poetry, Poetry London, Poetry News, Seam, Silk Road Review (US), Smiths Knoll, South, South Bank Poetry, Stand, Tears in the Fence, The Delinquent, The Fenland Reed, The Interpreter’s House, The Moth, The North, The Penniless Press, The Rialto, The Wolf, Under the Radar (‘Deathflake‘), and Weyfarers.
- Online magazines (2)
Kites (Highgate Poets, 2010), Ware Poets Anthology (2011 and 2014), Bridport Prize Anthology (2011 and 2013), Adventures in Form (Penned in the Margins, 2012), EKO Anthology, Kent & Sussex Anthology, Norwich Writer’s Circle Anthology 2011/2012,Urban Harvest (Highgate Poets 2012), The Space it Might Take (Highgate Poets 2014).
Coffee-House Poetry at the Troubadour (poem ‘The Teenage Existential‘, poem ‘Baltic Woman‘), Royal Collection Trust (poem ‘Womb‘), Poetry Society (poem ‘On Sundays‘, poem ‘The Guest‘, poem ‘Going Through‘)
Observant (poem ‘Waistcoat of Life‘), The Cambridge Student
A winner in the 2014/15 Poetry Business Book & Pamphlet Competition, judged by Billy Collins; Longlisted twice in the National Poetry Competition; Shortlisted for the Wells Poetry Competition.
First prize in the South Bank Poetry Competition 2014 (Clare Pollard); Second prize in the Ware Poets Open Poetry competition 2014 (Roddy Lumsden) and twice commended; Second prize in the Cafe Writer’s Open Poetry Competition 2014 (Deryn Rees-Jones) ‘Round the Block‘; Third Prize in Torbay Open Poetry Competition 2014 (R V Bailey) ‘All the Men’; Commended in the Poetry London competition 2014 (Michael Symmonds Roberts); Commended in the Troubadour International Poetry Prize (Amy Wack and Neil Astley) ‘Baltic Woman‘).
First prize in the Magma Editor’s competition for a poem of up to 10 lines (‘The Pull‘); Highly commended in the Bridport for Flash Fiction (David Swann); Commended in the Ledbury poetry competition (Esther Morgan).
Second Prize in the Troubadour International Poetry Competition (Jane Draycott and Bernard O’Donoghue); Third Prize in the Kent & Sussex Open Poetry Competition 2012 (Mimi Khalvati); Highly commended in the Norwich Writer’s Circle competition (Helen Ivory).
Highly commended in the Bridport Prize (Carol Ann Duffy).
The North, issue 53 on five poetry titles, issue 51 on Poetry Salzburg pamphlets, issue 49 on Flipped Eye and Happenstance pamphlets, issue 47 on Nasty Little Press pamphlets. He has also authored a Poetry School download on the Oulipo N+7 technique. He has has written reviews in Paris for the Poets Live anglophone monthly readings series and the Ivy Writers monthly bilingual experimental poetry reading series.
Email correspondence and new poems in a conversation regarding translation techniques and process in Lighthouse issue 5, with Valentina Konstantinidi.
14 Magazine, issue 14, with Maggie Sawkins