The Interview: Max Wallis

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Welcome to The Interview! An occasional column where Write Out Loud interviews someone you just might find very interesting.

 

Write Out Loud poet Max Wallis, already well-known and popular on the Manchester poetry scene has recently been accepted for a place on the highly prestigious Barbican Young Poets’ Scheme; I was able to ask him a few questions about his recent success

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The Interview

MAG Poetry Prize 2011

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The MAG (Mines Advisory Group) Poetry Prize 2011 is now open for entries and looks set to build on the progress made in the first two years of this innovative poetry event.

The MAG Poetry Competition is certainly different, the entrants judge each others work through an anonymous peer review ...

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News

Torriano Poetry Competition 2011

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The Torriano Poetry Competition 2011 is now open and all proceeds go to the Torriano Meeting House Support Fund.

First Prize - £250, Second Prize - £150, Third Prize £75

Adjudicators: Wendy...

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News

Onward Poetry Competition

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The Onward Writing Competition is now accepting submissions for its second competition. The aim is to raise funds to save the Theatre Royal (pictured) in Hyde, Cheshire, through sales of an antholo...

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News

New Weekly Poem Podcasts from the Poetry Translation Centre

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The Poetry Translation Centre has launched a new series of weekly Poem Podcasts on iTunes. Every Monday listeners will be introduced to a dazzling new poem by some of the world’s best loved poets. ...

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News

Hippocrates Prize 2011

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Wales’ first national poet Gwyneth Lewis and outgoing Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners Professor Steve Field CBE have joined the judging panel for the international competition f...

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News

Mslexia Short Story Competition 2011

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Mslexia have just announced their 2011 Women's Short Story Competition for women writers, and this year there is a fabulous first prize of £2,000!

In addition the first prize winner will also r...

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News

Merry ex-mars

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Wafts

Oh little stars of Bethlehem how still we see thee tell the independently ratified truth

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Well guys and gals it’s that time again! Actually, I must apologise for the attack of phony-itus! But my lumbago’s playing up something rotten today - all this mist and mellow fruitfulness! It just...

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Horoscopes

Cryptic Poem 011: Stray

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Okay...the next little instalment of our cryptic adventure. The first two lines of each stanza have end rhymes but the last line of the first stanza rhymes with the last line of the second, and the...

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Cryptic Poem

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