Bolton poet Jeff Dawson was featured this week on a BBC Radio Manchester programme about his home town, which has missed out on the government’s ‘levelling up’ grants, despite making a bid for millions to help revive its shopping centre. The programme was broadcast live from Bolton, and looked the town’s problems, including the closure of its Marks and Spencer store. On the programme, fronted by Anna Jameson, Jeff recited his ...
Anthony Joseph has won the £25,000 TS Eliot Prize for poetry for his collection Sonnets for Albert, it was announced on Monday night. The autobiograph...
17th Jan 2023 9:41 am
Selima Hill has been awarded the King’s Gold Medal for Poetry, Buckingham Palace has announced. A committee chaired by the poet laureate Simon Armitag...
14th Jan 2023 11:17 am
Forty-eight poets will be taking part in a Poem-A-Thon on Saturday 11 February in Walthamstow, north-east London, to raise money for local food banks...
30th Jan 2023 12:00 am
The publicity-shy ‘poet laureate of Twitter’, Brian Bilston, will be making a live appearance at - where else? - Bilston town hall, on Thursday 9 Febr...
10th Jan 2023 8:46 pm
A new monthly poetry night is being launched in Northumberland next month. The Poetry Café at the Warm Hub, Cheviot Street, Wooler, will be held on Fr...
22nd Jan 2023 12:00 am
There is much to admire and enjoy in Workwear. Carla Scarano D’Antonio’s clarity of vision, disarming directness and artist’s eye for detail take us o...
30th Jan 2023 7:22 pm
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