The new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘100 Reasons to Plant a Tree’ by Tim Ellis. In his Q&A he explains that this poem is a part of a collection about climate change. He also talks about how the environment is his key concern as a poet – “we need to learn to look after the world or there will be no world worth living in” - and how performing his poems has included reading them at demos and rallies. It is the second tim...
Brighton-based performance poet Susan Evans – pictured at last year’s Poetry Book Fair in London - is headlining a new poetry night in Aldershot on Th...
22nd Jan 2018 11:04 pm
A poet who was born in Saigon, spent a year in a refugee camp as a baby and migrated to America when he was two years old, where he was raised by his ...
22nd Jan 2018 11:03 pm
I'm writing this column on a very cold day, and it's nice to be inside with a board game to play, but better yet, for me at least, to be inside with a...
22nd Jan 2018 11:03 pm
Hannah Stone holds an MA in creative writing from Leeds Trinity University. Her first collection, Lodestone, was published by Stairwell Books in 2016...
22nd Jan 2018 11:02 pm
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9:00pm at Nuyorican Poets Cafe - 236 East 3rd Street, New York, NY 10009, US
10:00pm at Heartland Cafe - 7000 N Glenwood, Chicago, IL 60626, US
6.30pm (readings 7pm) at Waterstones Trafalgar Square - The Grand Building, London, WC2N 5EJ, GB
Registration: 19:00-19:25 at Forest Arts Centre - Old Milton Road, New Milton, BH25 6DS, GB
Doors 7.30pm at The Cumberland Arms - James Place St, Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 1LD, GB
10:00am at Blakenhall Library - Blakenhall Community & Healthy Living Centre, Wolverhampton, WV2 3AS, GB
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1:00pm at Caerphilly Library - The Twyn, Caerphilly, CF83 1JL, GB
6:30pm at Books Upstairs - 17 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, GB
7:00pm at The Cafe Grande - 15 Stone Street, Dudley, DY11NS, GB
7:00pm at Keats House - Keats Grove, London, NW3 2RR, GB
7:00pm at The Fountain Inn - 53 Westgate Street Gloucester, Gloucester, GL1 2NW, GB
7:00pm at New Brewery Arts - Brewery Court, Cricklade St, Cirencester, GL7 1JH, GB
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