TOP POETRY PERFORMERS LINED UP FOR WRITE OUT LOUD'S FUNDRAISING EVENT AS APPEAL NEARS DEADLINE

Top poetry performers Tony Walsh, Rachel Long, Louise Fazackerley, Luke Wright and Antonia Jade King will be taking part in an online Write Out Loud fundraising event on Thursday 28 January as our Crowdfunder appeal nears its 31 January deadline (you can also donate on our Paypal page). The free event will be broadcast live on Write Out Loud’s Facebook page from 7-9pm, with an open mic section as well – five slots of three min...

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Bhanu Kapil, a British-born writer whose work has been published in the US for two decades, has won the £25,000 TS Eliot Prize for How to Wash a Heart...

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Over the last few years, I have got out of the habit of attending the TS Eliot Prize readings at the Royal Festival Hall at London’s Southbank Centre....

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Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet to perform at a presidential inauguration on Wednesday, winning wide praise for her inspirational and...

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Musician and DJ Cerys Matthews is a great champion of poetry. The singer, songwriter and broadcaster, who hosts a weekly music show on BBC Radio 6 Mus...

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One of the poets involved in the Cerys Matthews poetry and music album project has spoken of his “joyous surprise” at being asked to contribute, and o...

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During the coronavirus shutdown Write Out Loud has been looking back at some wonderful live poetry moments over the last few years … and re-running so...

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The Hundred Years’ War, a touring production of modern war poetry in performance inspired by the Bloodaxe anthology, has the barest of sets – a table,...

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Do you still remember the first lockdown? How it felt quite different to this one? Back then we were moving into spring, then summer. There were a who...

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A tribute has been paid during a TV series about Cornwall to “one of  Cornwall’s most celebrated poets”, Jack Clemo. In a section of Rick Stein’s Corn...

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Louise McStravick describes herself as “a writer, a teacher and proud Brummie”. She is also a slam-winning poet and performer, and has said in an inte...

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I am going to admit that during lockdown I have found it very hard to read anything of any substance.  Newspapers, magazines, periodicals, online dros...

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