Wolverhampton Literature Festival’s 2020 poetry competition, in conjunction with Write Out Loud, has opened for entries on the theme of “vision”. This year's judge Roz Goddard 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 territory, opening their shoulders...
The poet laureate, Simon Armitage, has announced a 10-year tour of the UK’s libraries, starting in 2020 with libraries beginning with the letter A or ...
8th Nov 2019 9:26 am
Stockport Write Out Loud meets at Stockport art gallery on Monday 11 November to share poems at this open-floor night. Each month a collage poem is pu...
11th Nov 2019 8:59 am
It has almost become a cliché, you might think, WW1 and poetry. Yet an initiative in West Yorkshire’s Colne Valley has come up with a fresh take on th...
1st Nov 2019 6:49 pm
The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. Traditionally the world goes silent. The traffic stops. There may be salvos from field gu...
9th Nov 2019 11:18 am
We've published several poems by Washington DC poet Judith Harris, who writes beautifully about her Jewish heritage. Bruno Bettelheim, writing about f...
5th Nov 2019 8:42 am
Robin Thomas writes poems of deceptive simplicity and often vivid visual imagery. He is inspired by paintings from the Renaissance, incidents in war a...
11th Nov 2019 10:51 am
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