The deadline is the end of December for Wolverhampton Literature Festival’s 2020 poetry competition, in conjunction with Write Out Loud, on the theme of “vision”. This year's judge Roz Goddard, pictured, says she's partial to poems "that are unexpected, inventive, filmic with a sumptuous spread, playful poems, intense poems that make me catch my breath, poems where I get a sense of the poet firmly in their own authentic territ...
A collection by leading spoken word poet Louise Fazackerley that includes the experience of working with groomed girls in the care system, and is in p...
10th Dec 2019 3:37 pm
Forget about the election – once you’ve cast your vote, of course – it’s Write Out Loud Wigan in the Bailiff Bar of the Old Courts arts centre on Thur...
10th Dec 2019 12:00 am
Calling all poetry organisers … can you please ensure that your gig listings are correct over the Christmas and New Year holiday period? If you’re tak...
11th Dec 2019 12:06 pm
In the last post I was writing about poets who inspired me, who gave me the aspiration to write. Poets who taught me what I needed to be writing about...
1st Dec 2019 12:07 pm
Fellow poets have delivered many tributes on social media to the innovative poet and online editor Reuben Woolley, who has died after a long illness a...
5th Dec 2019 4:01 pm
Here's a poem about something that each of us receives, though only once. If you didn't get yours written into a poem, you've got it put away somewher...
11th Dec 2019 12:07 pm
Poet, writer and educator Jean Atkin has worked on a variety of residencies in both England and Scotland and provides workshops and readings to school...
10th Dec 2019 9:50 am
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