An eco-poet has found a new path to creativity – by writing about the nature to be found on a section of central reservation on a dual carriageway. Lucy Furlong’s chapbook Sward includes a look in great detail at the plants – and rubbish – in the middle of the A240 Kingston Road, from the Tolworth junction with the A3, to the nearby border between London and Surrey. One of her prose-poems in Sward, titled ‘Skin of the Earth’,...
Jane Burn has won the £400 first prize in the Wolverhampton literature festival poetry competition, run in conjunction with Write Out Loud, and judged...
22nd Jan 2020 12:12 pm
It's the first Write Out Loud Woking of 2020 on Thursday 30 January at the LIghtbox art gallery in Woking. Sign up for the open mic, hosted by Greg Fr...
24th Jan 2020 7:59 pm
This week and next I want to show you two beautiful poems of grief and loss by David Baker, from his new and selected poems, Swift, published in 2019 ...
27th Jan 2020 12:00 am
Deborah Harvey’s fourth collection is very readable and accessible, augmented by notes at the back of the book. She has taken a range of themes, from ...
26th Jan 2020 7:02 pm
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