Could you be the next Poet Laureate of the Peak?

Peak poets are being invited to celebrate the dramatic landscape of the Peak District National Park in a new competition.

The first Poet Laureate of the Peak, Alec Rapkin (pictured), has completed two years as the poet laureate, writing 25 poems during his tenure. Now a competition is being launched to find his successor, a poet who can express the unique spirit of the national park, and what it me...

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A HAIKU SLAM! whatever next?

You into haiku?/
Well get yourself to London/
For the haiku slam.


FARRAGO HAIKU SLAM! & Showcase,           
@The Poetry Place,  (above the Poetry Café), Betterton St, WC2. Covent Garden tube.
 Friday, 30th November, 7:30pm
The annual Farrago Haiku SLAM! is OPEN TO ANY POET! Any subject or style, bring a...

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Rosie Wins DaDaFest Award

Congratulations to Rosie Lugosi who has won the Performance Arts award, DaDaFest 2007.

She thanks everyone who voted for her and tells me "I got a rather groovy glass thing, and a partnersh...

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2.15 today: William Blake radio play by Moxy Casimir…

Moxy Casimir, whose writing studs our discussion pages in stellar fashion is really award-winning writer for radio, TV and theatre (and poet, mesmerist, lecturer, conjuror...) Lavinia Murray, whose pl...

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Market Yourself!

Litfest Seminar for Writers

Digital Ink : Using the Web to Market Yourself with Jacob Sam La Rose (pictured)

Saturday 8 December (12-5pm)
Cabinet Room C, County Hall, Preston, PR1 8XJ

This will be a ...

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Free Spotlight Workshops

FREE
Performance Techniques Workshops
For Writer/Performers


Performing your own poetry, prose or stand-up material
can be a dream or a nightmare -

why not make it a pleasure for yourself and your audi...

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Got a show ready to tour by February?

PANDA Rural Touring Mentoring Scheme In partnership with Cheshire Rural Touring Network

Deadline: Monday 3rd December 2007

To apply you must have a show available which will be ready to ...

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Rochdale/Middleton open-floor Tonight!

Just a short bus ride out of Manchester city centre.
Write Out Loud in conjunction with Cartwheel Arts invite you to a friendly and supportive open floor poetry night this Sunday (25th Nov) at the Old ...

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Rumi poetry night, open mic and a prize!


To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the birth of Rumi, probably the most important Middle Eastern poet of the past millennium, ZanzéBards invites you to an evening devoted to hiws life and works, ...

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Matchbox Poets at the Lowry

At the following link you will be able to access Alex Middleton reading one poem by each of the 12 Matchbox poets at The Lowry Centre Manchester, as part of Manchester Literature Festival. It comes in...

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Silenced Press is currently accepting Poetry submissions!

Silenced Press is currently accepting Poetry submissions! See http://silencedpress.com for info.

Send your poems to submissions@silencedpress.com and have your subject line read “poetry submission.” ...

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200th Poet Joins Showcase

Rachel Pantechnicon (pictured) became the 200th poet to join the showcase on Wednesday November 7th - for more details about Rachel see http://www.writeoutloud.net/poets/rachelpantechnicon

If you haven...

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Chorlton Book Festival

Chorlton not only boasts one of Manchester’s best libraries but it also
hosts an increasingly popular annual book festival, which returns on
November 12 to 24.

There will be a whole range of talks, sess...

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Vacancy at the Arvon Foundation

The Foundation for creative writing is looking for a Temporary Centre Director  (Maternity Cover)

£19,082 p.a. plus accommodation

Are you passionate about helping writers of all ages and backgrounds to ...

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