Performance poet Joelle Taylor has won the £20,000 TS Eliot Prize for her collection C+nto and Othered Poems. The book is described as entering “the private lives of women from the butch counterculture, telling the inside story of the protests they led in the ‘90s to reclaim their bodies as their own – their difficult balance between survival and self-expression”. It was a shock to see a real poetry performance at the TS Eliot...
We at Write Out Loud are very excited about a new monthly Write Out Loud night that’s starting in Worcester very soon. The first evening is being held...
19th Jan 2022 12:00 am
Pan Macmillan and author Kate Clanchy have parted company “by mutual consent”, following criticism of the poet and teacher’s Orwell prize-winning book...
20th Jan 2022 10:51 am
Why I Write Poetry: Essays on Becoming a Poet, Keeping Going and Advice for the Writing Life, edited by Ian Humphreys, pictured, is being launched onl...
13th Jan 2022 12:00 am
A poetry publisher has reached its funding appeal target to help pay for the publication of a 998-page manuscript in memory of a young poet. In 2013, ...
21st Jan 2022 10:22 am
Campaigners who raised £135,000 to fund an artwork to commemorate Irish poet WB Yeats’ early years in the west London suburb of Bedford Park have laun...
14th Jan 2022 12:00 am
Gillian Clarke will be judging the £1,000 nature and place poetry competition, run by The Rialto magazine with RSPB, BirdLife International, Cambridge...
10th Jan 2022 10:22 pm
Konstandinos (Dino) Mahoney will be judging the Brian Dempsey Memorial poetry prize. First prize is publication of the winner’s pamphlet, judged from ...
19th Jan 2022 8:55 am
More and more, poets, like everyone else, are confronted with the news and physical evidence of change in our weather patterns and landscapes, and we ...
17th Jan 2022 11:18 pm
Mark Totterdell was born and brought up in rural Somerset and now lives in Exeter where he works as a copywriter. His first collection, This Patter of...
8th Jan 2022 12:36 pm
Poet and songwriter Chris Hemingway was born in Mansfield, studied in Leeds and Manchester, and now lives and works in Gloucestershire. His debut pamp...
16th Jan 2022 3:02 pm
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