An eco-poet has taken the concept of grassroots poetry down to a new level – 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,...
It’s Bolton Write Out Loud at Bolton Socialist Club on Sunday 19 January. Join hosts Jeffarama! and Gordon Zola for this open-mic poetry event. Arrive...
19th Jan 2020 11:00 am
Hylda Sims, a poet and musician who was one of the pioneers of skiffle, and in more recent years host of the Fourth Friday poetry and music nights at ...
16th Jan 2020 11:18 am
Late last year Raine Geoghegan launched a second pamphlet of poetry that documents and celebrates her Romany heritage. Her family picked fruit, vegeta...
13th Jan 2020 10:51 pm
Dominic Berry is the guest poet at Write Out Loud Sale at the Waterside arts centre, Sale, on Tuesday 21 January. Entry is £3 to this open-mic poetry ...
18th Jan 2020 12:00 am
Poets Tom Montag and David Graham have just published a fine anthology, Local News: Poetry About Small Towns, from MWPH Books, PO Box 8, in Fairwater,...
16th Jan 2020 8:06 am
Bereavement, loss and love interweave in Anne Stewart’s latest collection. Her sequence ‘The Last Parent’, 31 poems that make half of the collection, ...
16th Jan 2020 9:47 am
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