'If we enjoy it we will try to publish it': Indigo Dreams give new poets a chance

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Ronnie Goodyer and Dawn Bauling are Indigo Dreams Publishing, which is gaining a deserved reputation for giving many poets their first publishing opportunity. Earlier this month they were awarded the 2015 Ted Slade award by the website Poetry Kit for their services to poetry.  In the latest of our Publisher Showcase interviews, they talk to Greg Freeman about their philosophy, IDP’s growing poetry output, and how they keep ali...

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Hard Rain is a regular free poetry workshop and reading evening that goes from strength to strength at the Thairish Cafe  (formerly Isis) in Levenshul...

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Rebecca Goss will be one of the judges of the £5,000 Hippocrates poetry prize. The other judges are author, journalist and broadcaster John Humphrys a...

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Jean Sprackland will be judging the £1,000 Philip Larkin Society and East Riding poetry competition. The closing date is 10 April. More details 

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Forward prize winner Liz Berry is the judge of The Interpreter’s House poetry competition. First prize is £500 and the closing date is 1 February 2015...

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The Garden is the second book from this new small press in West Yorkshire, an anthology of rather delightful garden poems. I wouldn’t go quite so far ...

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