POETRY ALLOWED: 3 day summer school

POETRY ALLOWED: 3 day summer school 1st 2nd & 3rd August £54/ £49/ £32.50
For new and/ or developing poets. Whether you write for the page, stage, or occasional reading, this fun course will offer you plenty - including stage and performance techniques. Led by performance poet and events organiser Rosemary Dun (pictured)

Bristol Folk House, 40a Park Street, Bristol BS1 5JG tel: 0117 926 2987
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Current Accounts Issue 22 Now On Sale

It was early evening on Wednesday 28th July and all the Bank Street writers had gathered at Sweetens Bookshop on Deansgate in Bolton for the Launch of Current Accounts 22 and readings of the winning entries from the Bank Street Writers Competition 2005/6.
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Song writing course at Lancaster University

Lancaster University
Department of Continuing Education
Summer Programme

Songwriting
Tutor: Amy Alexander
Monday 30 July - Friday 4 August 2006
1.45 - 4.45 pm

If you have always wanted to write your o...

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Tony Walsh at Latitude Festival. Thick Richard, too.

Watch out Suffolk!
Tony Walsh is at Suffolk's Latitude Festival, alongside such (other) luminaries as John Cooper Clarke and Lemn Sissay.

Tony, a regular supporter of Write out Loud events and its com...

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The website of Liverpool University Centre for Poetry and Science looks at the relations...

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'best poet I have ever seen in my life.”

Read Tony Walsh (pictured) reviews an event in London which sounds to have been one of the highlights of the performance poetry year. Check it out in our discussions pages.

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uses language the way Hendrix used his guitar

Californian writer, Tony Rodriguez is our latest poets' profile.
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