Welcome to SLQ

April – June 2015 (ONLINE)


Abigail George – Untitled  Richard Luftig – Morning Comes to Iowa

Darren Demaree – Two Poems  Nick Cooke – In Memoriam Primo Levi

Simon Zonenblick – Four Poems  Rehan Qayoom – Inevitable

Anthony Costello – Three Poems

Sentinel Champions (Poems)

Kate Gething-Smith – larches

Kathryn Smith – Two Poems

Sentinel Champions (Fiction)

Steve Startup – Ball Break Hotel Peter Burns In the Rear-View

Ron Jones – Two short stories Bunjee and The Procession

Amanda Zaldua – Watching 


Past issue


roger elkinOur Guest Writer for the January – March issue of Sentinel Literary Quarterly is multi award-winning poet Roger Elkin, author of 11 poetry collections including Marking Time, Blood Brothers, Fixing Things, Bird in Hand, and Chance Meetings. Here are Six Poems by Elkin and Interview by Mandy Pannett..


Mandy Pannett – The Sentinel Literary Quarterly Interview with Roger Elkin

Short Stories by Eithne Cullen, David Woodfine, Martin Fuller, Val Ormrod, Pete Pitman, Lynne Voyce, Helen Victoria Anderson, Sharon Boyle.

Poems by Julian Dobson, Alison J. Powell, Anthony Watts, Michelle Bonczek Evory, Shittu Fowora, Dominic James, Yvonne Reddick, Seán Street, Mike Bannister, Abraham Ogebe Adonduwa, Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins, Tom Pescatore, Sarah Gonnet, Daisy Johnson, Changming Yuan, Dane Cobain, Pijush Kanti Deb, Yoshira Marbel, Okoye C. C. Ezeamalukwuo, Tessa Foley, Laura Solomon, Nick Cooke, and Gareth Culshaw

Read Current Issue



For original, previously unpublished poems in English language on any subject, in any style up to 50 lines long.

Closing Date: 31 August, 2015

Judge: Mandy Pannett

Prizes: £200 (1st), £100 (2nd), £50 (3rd), £20 x 3 (High Commendation), £10 x 3 (Commendation)

Fees: £4/1, £7/2, £9/3, £11/4, £12/5, £16/7, £22/10

Enter competition here

Feedback on stories and poems

We tried out critical feedback on competition entries in the last quarter and those who received critique of their work were very pleased and have seen how this would help improve their work.  We shall be continuing with this exercise in the new quarter. Find more information here.

Getting information from Sentinel Literary Quarterly

Our Poetry Editor, Mandy Pannett receives a lot of enquiries from our contributors and competition entrants. Please note that Mandy should be contacted only for poetry editorial issues. She would not normally have up to the minute information regarding competitions. If you have questions regarding any aspects of our competitions, please send them to competitions@sentinelpoetry.org.uk

or editor@sentinelquarterly.com


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