Monday, 31 January 2011

The Prole year

At a recent editorial we mapped out the Prole year. (Subject to change – but we’re going to try to stick to this.)
Issues published in April, August, November.
Poetry competition open from November to February, winners announced in April.
Prose competition open from April to September, winners announced in November.
Open to submissions year round.
Thank you to all those who have supported us in our first year.

Monday, 24 January 2011


One of our writers, Stephen Ross (The Devil’s Piano Player and Clocks Without Hands), has been nominated for the prestigious Edgar Award for short stories. ‘Monsieur Alice is Absent’ appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine in October. Many congratulations and good luck. The winners are announced on 28th April. Stephen’s site can be accessed here:

Monday, 17 January 2011

Call for cover art

We are actively looking for artwork to use for covers. We've been thrilled with our last two covers and would like to maintain the human interest theme. Those covers and details about how to submit can be found on the website. We remain open to submissions of poetry and prose.

Monday, 10 January 2011

Prole Laureate Competition.

We have recruited the talented and up and coming poet, Wendy Pratt, to judge our competition alongside our poetry editor, Brett Evans. In a short space of time, Wendy has been published in: Acumen, The Interpreter's House, Other Poetry, Pennine Platform, Snakeskin and Prole.
Results will be announced on the website April 2nd.
On this day, we will also be launching the Prolitzer Prize competition. A prose competition to find someone to represent the editorial ambitions of Prole via prose.

Monday, 3 January 2011

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to those who follow all things Prole. Issue three is available from our website and we are open to submissions for issue 4.