Anyone come across this group before?
They run an annual poetry 'contest'. Free to enter and apparently EVERYONE gets accepted.
They even go chasing after poets who failed to include their names and/or addresses on their entries:
I've been told by someone who submitted to the Poetry Rivals comp (yeah, she didn't know any better at the time!) that the anthology costs 20 pounds.
The more time I spend on their web site, the more it reminds me of poetry.com.
There's even an 'opportunity' to self-publish your book with Forward Press:
with no way of figuring out how much they charge unless you actually go through their entire ordering process.
If you want to order any of the books published by Forward Press, you have to PHONE them:
And they have a long list of 'imprints':
All info above posted as a public service announcement.