Hello Marsden! Yes, it’s that time of year again and I’m delighted to advertise this year’s Write Out Loud poetry jam, which as usual, will be held as part of the jazz festival weekend in Marsden, West Yorkshire on 8 October 2023. So, if you want to soak up the last rays of what’s hopefully an Indian summer … get yourself over to Marsden for a rollicking day of fun. After two years’ absence due to the dreaded pandemic, last ...
Award-winning poet Liz Berry has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Wolverhampton. In 2014 she won the Forward prize for ...
17th Sep 2023 9:44 am
A Libyan poet who attended a meeting to discuss the risk of a flood in the city of Derna and the state of its dams, and subsequently wrote a poem abou...
15th Sep 2023 12:03 pm
He strode confidently to the stage resplendent in striking African outfit that glowed in the semi-darkness. When he reached the microphone he exhorted...
19th Sep 2023 7:30 am
Write Out Loud Woking is saying farewell to the Lightbox museum and art gallery, its live monthly open mic venue for the past five years. The Lightbox...
15th Sep 2023 1:54 pm
An international gathering of poets to celebrate Leeds and the 175-plus languages spoken in the city will be one of the highlights of the BBC Contains...
28th Aug 2023 12:00 am
Oxygen Confetti – Poetry in three voices is a presentation of poetry translated into English from Dutch, with one of the poems set to song, by poet El...
10th Sep 2023 8:26 pm
The town of Morpeth in Northumberland is home to the Northern Poetry Library. Not a lot of people know that. Remarkably, according to its website, it ...
15th Sep 2023 12:04 pm
Manchester Cathedral’s poetry competition is open for submissions, with the theme this year ‘A Truth’. Organisers say they are looking for poems “whic...
9th Sep 2023 8:24 am
Will Harris, Clare Pollard and Jane Draycott will be judging the 2023 National Poetry Competition, organised by the Poetry Society. The deadline is 31...
20th Jul 2023 9:33 am
Prose Poetry in Theory and Practice is an engaging collection of essays that focus on the on the how and the why of prose poetry. However, the questio...
25th Aug 2023 10:11 am
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