Global online celebration on World Poetry Day
A global online poetry celebration will take place on World Poetry Day, Sunday 19 March, staged by Cultivating Voices LIVE poetry, and featuring Archana Sahni, Mbonisi Zikhali Zomkhonto, Raine Geoghegan, D’or Seifer, and Mary Oishi. There will also be an international one-poem open-mic, which you can sign up for 15 minutes before the programme starts. More details
14th March 2023
Performance poet Thick Richard at Write Out Loud Sale
Performance poet Thick Richard will be the guest poet at Write Out Loud Sale on Monday 20 March at the Waterside arts centre. Thick Richard has published two collections of his work with Flapjack Press, and has supported a number of artists, including Kae Tempest and John Hegley. Entry to this open ...
12th March 2023
Warm up with words at new poetry night in the north-east
A new monthly poetry night is being launched in Northumberland this month. The Poetry Café at the Warm Hub, Cheviot Street, Wooler, will be held on Friday 10 February from 7-9pm. Organisers say: “Come...
3rd February 2023
Paul Muldoon reads from collaboration with US artist Philip Pearlstein at British Library
Paul Muldoon will be reading from The Castle of Perseverance, a book that pairs new sequences of his poems with watercolours by American painter Philip Pearlstein (1924- 2022), revered as one of the m...
31st January 2023
Eight-hour Poem-A-Thon aims to rase £10,000 for food banks
Forty-eight poets will be taking part in a Poem-A-Thon on Saturday 11 February in Walthamstow, north-east London, to raise money for local food banks. The event will take place in Ye Olde Rose and Cr...
30th January 2023
Live at Bilston town hall ... Brian Bilston
The publicity-shy ‘poet laureate of Twitter’, Brian Bilston, will be making a live appearance at - where else? - Bilston town hall, on Thursday 9 February in a Wolverhampton literature festival event....
10th January 2023