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Paper Swans Press

Paper Swans Press is a small, independent publisher of poetry and flash fiction. We publish high quality anthologies, individual pamphlets and run an annual single-author pamphlet prize. We also run online competitions and run projects/events for and with our local community.

Our pamphlet, Glass, won Best Pamphlet at The Saboteur Awards 2017. 

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Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2017 — Winner

Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2017 — Winner

We are thrilled to be able to announce the winner of our Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2017. Firstly, huge thanks to...

Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2017 — Shortlist

Poetry Pamphlet Prize 2017 — Shortlist

With so many entries to The Poetry Pamphlet Prize this year, we have a shortlist of ten. Congratulations and genuine...

Publications, Submissions and Shortlists

Publications, Submissions and Shortlists

As July takes hold, we have (as ever) lots going on at Paper Swans. Two weeks ago, we published our...

Unfest — Poetry Busking

Unfest — Poetry Busking

Unfest is a music-based festival held over four days in Tunbridge Wells, which is where Paper Swabs Press is based. Wanting...

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5 Questions for:

Meet our poets and writers
5 Questions for: Paul Stephenson

5 Questions for: Paul Stephenson

Paul Stephenson is the winner of our poetry pamphlet prize 2017 and his pamphlet, Selfie with Waterlilies, available to order...

5 Questions for: Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

5 Questions for: Elisabeth Sennitt Clough

Paper Swans Press and Elisabeth Sennitt Clough Elisabeth’s poem, Silverfish was published in The Darker Side of Love and Mother’s Day Portrait was published in...

5 Questions for: Jessica Mookherjee

5 Questions for: Jessica Mookherjee

Paper Swans Press and Jessica Mookherjee Jessica Mookherjee’s poems, Red and Dawn Chorus were published in The Chronicles of Eve. Bio: Jessica Mookherjee is...

5 Questions for: Lawrence Wilson

5 Questions for: Lawrence Wilson

Paper Swans Press and Lawrence Wilson Lawrence Wilson’s poem, Triolet for M was published in The Darker Side of Love. Lawrence’s poem, Build me a...

5 Questions for: Olivia Dawson

5 Questions for: Olivia Dawson

Paper Swans Press and Olivia Dawson Olivia Dawson’s poem, Pear Shaped was published in The Chronicles of Eve. Olivia’s poem, Through a Gap in the...

5 Questions for: Roy Marshall

5 Questions for: Roy Marshall

Paper Swans Press and Roy Marshall Roy Marshall’s poems, Aim Higher and Egg were published in Schooldays. Roy’s poem, Rose won our Poetry of Roses...

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