Joelle Taylor has won this year’s Saboteur award for best spoken word performer, it was announced at the awards ceremony in Birmingham on Saturday night. It is a remarkable stage and page achievement for Taylor, who earlier this year won the TS Eliot prize for poetry.
Manchester’s Verbose won the people’s vote for best spoken word night, while Cathy Carson took the best spoken word show award for ‘Becoming marvellous’. Othe...
Scotland’s makar Kathleen Jamie has curated a collective poem following a call-out to the public for submissions of lines of poetry in solidarity with...
1st May 2022 9:15 am
In 'Leaving Bents Fort' Lance Henson wrestles deeply with the meaning of being a Cheyenne in America — a meaning that is as complex historically as it...
3rd May 2022 8:35 pm
Poet, playwright and translator Peter Sutton is a frequent reader at poetry events in the West Midlands and beyond. His alliterative verse translation...
28th Apr 2022 2:22 pm
The title poem of Shaun Fallows’s second collection is uplifting and full of love. It tells how Fallows, a wheelchair user who has cerebral palsy, is ...
28th Apr 2022 2:20 pm
The poet and writer Clare Morris works in collaboration with the artist Nigel Bird in this engaging and interesting pamphlet. Their works not only int...
30th Apr 2022 9:10 am
Prize-winning poet Elena Croitoru is a British-Romanian writer based in Kent. She holds an MSt (Master of Studies) in creative writing from the Univer...
2nd May 2022 8:18 pm
This first week of May has been Deaf Awareness Week and this past year has seen Deafness and the Deaf community attract a lot of positive media attent...
7th May 2022 9:08 am
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