Is it the job of a poet to comment on current affairs? Are we political? Are some issues facing us beyond the political? Just some of the issues facing poets in a world which is bufftted by crises and facing immense challenges.
Simon Armitage laid down the gauntlet on the climate emergency, effectively saying that it imbued everything we see or do, and MVP responded by dedicating our 2020 anth...
Wednesday 8th July 2020 5:41 pm
The following piece is a snippet from Buzzin Bards Manchester Poetry Anthology, submissions are still open at: https://www.localgemspoetrypress.com/buzzin-bards-poetry-anthology.html
While you’re too busy being two-faced
I’ve got one face with many layers.
Take me at face value, or take a detour,
reforged, like Ant Man upon my deep pores.
Tryna get 1UP, that’s a weak score...
Friday 2nd August 2019 11:47 am
I am very excited to announce that The Whole Desolate Day, an anthology of poetry on addiction, has been published! This has been a four year production that I am proud to say has met its completion. Thank you to all the authors, especially those from Write Out Loud, that took the time to compose and submit some of the most stunning words I've read in a long time. I sincerely admire each poets ...
Monday 16th March 2015 4:40 am
The Whole Desolate Day, an anthology on addiction, is currently seeking submissions.Send one to five poems/prose on addiction Deadline January 15, 2015 Reading fee: $3 Publisher: Little Lark Press
Please find full guidelines at: http://littlelarkpress.wordpress.com/about/
Friday 19th September 2014 1:35 am
PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE
THE POETIC BOND III, ISBN 978-1492384199, published 5 October 2013
Poetry of the MOMENT, from across the PLANET, poetry of our WORLD
Poetry that documents the Contemporary Zeitgeist
Poetry that explores, illuminates and examines the Human Condition
POETRY THAT BONDS US
Monday 14th October 2013 10:30 am
The August Blue Moon has been invited to the launch of Pressed by Unseen Feet, an anthology of poetry and short stories on the theme of the spectral unexpected. The evening is hosted by the Hotel du Vin in their courtyard with the sliding roof. Everyone is welcome. There is a small charge of £6 which includes a copy of the anthology and opportunity to hear Newcastle based singers, Skylark Song....
Thursday 23rd August 2012 9:52 pm
Well, content done, cover done just need to find an English printer who won't mess it up! Note that 'mess' was not my first choice of word. The title is 'Pressed by Unseen Feet' taken from TS Elliot's To Walter de la Mare' . The cover is by York artist Richard Barnes.
We are thinking of Launching it on the August Blue Moon.
Saturday 7th July 2012 8:48 pm
Little Lark Press launches!
I've wanted to begin a small press for years! I've finally done it.
First (and currently the only) upcoming book is an anthology of poetry on addiction. Addiction being a broad term, I am looking at work that follows any vein, including but not limited to: drugs, alcohol, food, the internet, sex and love.
Full guidelines can be found at http://www.lit...
Wednesday 7th September 2011 2:05 am
Poetry in Flesh an anthology of selected poetical works is now available in digital format for Kindle devices, and on Kindle apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PC, Mac, Blackberry, Android-based devices, and Windows Phone 7 from Amazon, Writers Out and Smashwords.
More details of published work on my web site www.wytchewoode.co.uk
Sunday 10th July 2011 2:08 am