Sandeep Parmar and BAME poetry critics

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Ledbury Poetry Festival in collaboration with award-winning poets Sandeep Parmar and Sarah Howe recently founded The BAME Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics scheme to encourage diversity in poetry reviewing culture and support emerging critical voices. As recent statistics show reviewers and poets of colour are hugely underrepresented in broadsheet and journal publications, with just 4.3% reviewers a...

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Elvis McGonagall and Susan Evans at literary festival in Woking

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Two performance poetry stars will be appearing at a literary festival in Woking on Saturday 28 April. Elvis McGonagall, who has had two series of his sitcom broadcast on BBC Radio 4, and Susan Evans, shortlisted for best spoken word performer in this year’s Saboteur awards, will be taking part in th...

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Shortlists announced for Saboteur awards

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After whittling down 5,000 nominations from across the globe - more than double than last year -  the shortlists for this year’s Saboteur awards have finally been announced. Featuring strong LGBT, art...

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Winchester 2018 Poetry Festival: Line-up and Programme announced

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The Winchester Poetry Festival has become a major player in the poetry world with a reputation for innovative programming and for sponsoring and nurturing new talent.  This year’s Festival takes place...

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Momtaza Mehri is new London Young People's Laureate

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Momtaza Mehri has been named as London’s new Young People’s Laureate. Momtaza, aged 24, will work with the London writers network Spread the Word for a year on youth-focused residencies across the ca...

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From Martha’s Vineyard to Swansea with Anne-Marie Fyfe

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London-based poet Anne-Marie Fyfe, organiser of the Coffee-House Poetry and Open Mic at the Troubadour on Old Brompton Road and former Chair of the UK’s Poetry Society is off on her travels once again...

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How do you do? Write Out Loud at Marsden tonight

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The theme at Marsden Write Out Loud at Marsden Mechanics, Peel Street on Wednesday 18 April is manners. Bring poems on this subject, or on any other subject at all, to this open-floor poetry night sta...

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Write Out Loud Sale at the Waterside tonight

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Kate Garrett and Angi Holden are the guest poets at Write Out Loud Sale on Tuesday 17 April at the Waterside arts centre, Sale. Entry is £3/£2 to this open mic poetry night, which starts at 7.30pm. Mo...

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Write Out Loud Woking at the New Inn tonight

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Write Out Loud Woking meets at the New Inn, Send, near Woking on Monday 16 April for another night of open mic poetry with hosts Greg Freeman and Rodney Wood. Entry is free. Sign up from 7.30pm for 8p...

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