Rich is starting 2019 by winning our Poem of the Week accolade for the first time with his muscular piece Potential. This poem is a treat for the senses. You can feel the winter cold, smell the fuel in the forest air, hear the chainsaw as it fires into life. It's a reminder that poetry is everywhere around us, if you choose to look.
Our thanks to Rich for his responses to our Q&A, and to the adult education class which...
Can you help Anjum find two poets to help with multilingual work in schools? As if being a much-produced BBC radio scriptwriter and multilingual poet ...
15th Jan 2019 11:51 pm
The deadline is 14 February for the 2019 Hippocrates international Open and Health Professional awards for poetry and medicine, for an unpublished poe...
17th Jan 2019 12:00 am
An associate professor of English at New College, Oxford, has won the £25,000 TS Eliot prize with her debut poetry collection. Hannah Sullivan’s Three...
16th Jan 2019 5:23 pm
I've had my eye on Americans' obsessions for more than 70 years and I can't remember a time when public lying got as much attention as it does today. ...
16th Jan 2019 12:00 am
Gaia Holmes is a Halifax-based poet and creative writing tutor who has previously made a living as a busker, a cleaner, a gallery attendant, an oral h...
17th Jan 2019 10:13 pm
Myra Schneider was born in 1936, and grew up in Scotland, London, and Sussex. She has published a number of poetry collections, writes essays and revi...
15th Jan 2019 12:20 pm
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