This week’s Poem of the Week is ‘Pay Attention’ by Kate G, an ode to the world’s ultimate givers, the oft overlooked tree. ‘Pay Attention’ is rich with colour and imagery and utilizes an excellent last line to bring home the theme of the piece. It is a confident and insightful piece of writing and well deserving of the title of Poem of the Week. Below, Kate answers our Q&A and reveals a little more about herself and her love o...
“What do I want in a critic of poetry? I am a slow and basic reader: clarity, first of all. Everything else, the enthusiasm, the insight, even little ...
19th Feb 2019 12:09 am
Reading our work in public, whatever the style or genre, can be a daunting experience, even if we have some practice. For the beginner or novice it ca...
20th Feb 2019 9:15 am
The Emergency Poet Deborah Alma – who dispenses poetic remedies from her special ambulance – plans to park her much-travelled vehicle and set up a per...
20th Feb 2019 9:16 am
The family of Helen Dunmore and some of her close friends will be at Waterstones in London’s Piccadilly on Tuesday 26 February for the launch of the l...
21st Feb 2019 11:37 pm
John Stanizzi is a poet living in Connecticut, whose work we've published before. His most recent collection of poems is Chants, from Cervena Barva Pr...
19th Feb 2019 12:00 am
Trisha Broomfield was born in Lincolnshire, grew up in Australia and now lives in Surrey. As well as poetry, she’s a writer of short stories and unfi...
21st Feb 2019 11:37 pm
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