Citizen32 seeking submissions on 'Race'

Citizen32 is a radical poetry & art magazine based in Manchester, UK edited by John G Hall (pictured). The magazine is now open for submissions of 4 poems & 2 short story (1,000 words) on the theme of 'Race'.

C32 pays cash for all poetry and short stories used, plus if published you get a free copy as well.

C32 has published new writers from aro...

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WORKSHOP SERIES FOR QUEER POETS

Dominic Berry (pictured), one of Manchester Contact Theatre's 'at home' artists, is now working on a follow-up to his performance poetry club night 'Lovely Fruit Salad', for the Get Bent event at the Contact on September 1st.

Dominic is looking for a small group of poets, who identify as ...

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FLASH FICTION COMPETITION

Urbis and the Manchester Literature Festival are running a national call for submissions of micro-fiction based around the idea of ‘retelling an urban myth’.

 

Micro-fiction is a style of prose ...

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Check this out!

Ever wondered what Moxy Casimir sounds like - well click on the link below and you can hear not only  her but also a wealth of Manchester Talent from our own Anwen Lewis to Dominic Berry (of Freed-up)...

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Competitions 4 U!

Here we go - Another chance for you to win a competition or four - I'm not entering to give you guys a chance! Paul Blackburn

Tonbridge Poetry Competition: 1st prize £500, 22 other prizes. Judges: Ann ...

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Blinking Eye Poetry Competition

Blinking Eye Poetry Competition  fo those  of us over 50!

Blinking Eye Publishing promotes the work of writers over the age of 50 through annual poetry and short story competitions.The acclaimed poet ...

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Collaboration Opportunity

Exciting Horror, Fantasy, Surreal Writer/Poet wanted

Bob Coyne is putting together a book with work from artist Hiroshi Matsushita (picture is one of his) which he wants to accompany with some suita...

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Write Out Loud In Rochdale Observer

Following our successful invasion of the Darnhill Festival in Heywood the Rochdale Observer wrote this article about our regular monthly read arounds. See the gig guide for full details of the next op...

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First Australian Joins Poets' Showcase

We've had Americans, Africans and even a New Zealander but the first Australian to post his profile on  to the Poets' Showcase is Ray Liversidge Welcome Ray

To keep up to date on the latest poets to co...

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Musicians - Be Creative & Make Some Money!

Write Out Loud poet and songwriter John Pearce (click on his name to see his profile) is looking for session musicians to help develop his songs at his home studio based in the Bolton area and is will...

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Release Of Gernika! By Ian Gray

Write Out Loud's own Ian Gray has released a new book of poems called "Gernika!" published by Towpath Press price £5.95 It's a book of poems about, oddly enough, Guernica - the painting and the town...

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Urban Shock Poet's CD Coming Soon

On the 11th July 2007 Alabaster DePlume, Scott Devon and Peter Crompton took to the streets to photograph sleeve art for thier up and coming poetry CD.
 
On the same evening at an Ancoats record...

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Fin - A New Poetry Magazine

Editors: Nigel Pickard & Rosie Garner
We are looking for submissions for FIN, a small magazine in the old style; no articles, no comments, just bloody good poems.
First issue so far includes poem...

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Poem Of The Month Audio

After some technical difficulties you can now listen to an audio version of Freda Davis's poem of the month: "Portrait of Peter" click here and then click on Listen to hear it. 

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Oldham Coliseum Premiere For Punam Ramchurn's Play

Wed 18 July, 7.30pm, Coliseum Studio: £1.50 

 Chocolate Pudding and Jesus Christ by Punam Ramchurn (pictured) a script in hand performance alongside 2 Pay by Ishy Din

In partnership with Coliseum, BBC w...

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Poet Wanted.....

Poet sought for reading and to develop a writing activity for visitors at the Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth on 6th or 7th October as part of National Poetry Day events. Please provide a cv, or ...

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Cube Competition For Young People

This is a competition for young people aged between 11 to 18.

You are asked to write a short piece of fiction inspired by 10 very different images. 

It could be a poem, a short story, a rap, son...

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Home is where the heart is....

Several friends of Write Out Loud are featured in a new anthology of poetry published by the Clan-u press at Uclan – University of Central Lancashire.  The anthology, entitled "Home" is both a l...

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Hebden Bridge Arts Festival

The Hebden Bridge Arts Festival began on Saturday June 30 and continues with more than 60 performances and events, workshops and exhibitions.

Special guests this year include Honor Blackma...

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