Lavandería - Submissions Wanted

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Lavandería: A Mixed Load of Women, Wash and Word Magazine based in San Diego, California…

 

…seeks submissions from both women and men.  Act now as the deadline is 15th December

 

Fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and other dirty deeds signifying sorting, washing, ironing, folding laundry and life.

 

Maximum 5,000 words or 5 poems. Include short bio.

 

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Re-Work JCCs Poems

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Fat Northerner Records is running a new project inspired by the work of John Cooper Clarke. They are looking for musicians and spoken word artists to re-work John Cooper Clarke’s poetry and music.

John Cooper Clarke (born 25 January 1949) is an English performance poet from Salford , Greater Ma...

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Is Your Poem Worth £5K?

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Standing on your ‘own two (metrical) feet’

 

Does your poetry stand on its own two metrical feet? Will it amaze and delight a jaded judge after he or she has read it fifteen times? More i...

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Wild For Your Contribution

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In the Red,  the literary magazine from the Centre of Writing at Liverpool John Moores University, is accepting submissions for its latest issue. All writing must have the theme of "Wild" though this ...

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blankpages Presents...

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...an evening of poetry, prose and music for charity

Tuesday 25th November at The Briton's Protection, 50 Great Bridgewater St Manchester M1 5LE. Doors open at 7:30pm.  

Following on from the success of...

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Christmas Day 1994

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This month's poem was chosen by Peter Crompton, he says of it, "Incredible!"

Find out more about Sean and his work at http://www.writeoutloud.net/poets/seankavanagh

Christmas Day 1994

We stalk the war...

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The Poetry Center of Chicago presents Li-Young Lee

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Listen to Li-Young Lee(pictured) on Chicago Public Radio click on this link
http://www.chicagopublicradio.org/Content.aspx?audioID=29727

Li-Young Lee is the author of four critically acclaimed books of ...

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Ian McMillan talking himself home – UK tour

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Talking Myself Home is Yorkshire poet, comedian & broadcaster Ian McMillan’s life story in poems.

Here’s a portrait of an unregarded place  -  Darfield, near Barnsley, a place mentioned (briefly) i...

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Café Writers Open Poetry Competition 2008

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Café Writers Open Poetry Competition 2008
Entry Fee: £4 per poem; or £10 for 3 poems and £2.00 per poem thereafter

Closing Date: 30th November 2008

Prizes: 1st £750 2nd £300 3rd £150
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£15...

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THE FROGMORE POETRY PRIZE 2009

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The winner of the Frogmore Poetry Prize 2009, sponsored by Frogmore Press, will win two hundred guineas and a two-year subscription to The Frogmore Papers. The first and second runners-up ...

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Poet Attacked by Christian Fundamentalists - reading cancelled! Join the protest

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The latest work from patrick jones, South Wales poet and playwright, suffered attack last night when Waterstones Managing Director, Gerry Johnson, stepped in to cancel the book launch at the Cardif...

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Poets of WW1 gallery

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the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 90 years ago to the day, and the Guardian has a gallery of photos of those war poets, along with a manuscript (click the image to enlarge) for Dulce et...

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Mothers & Daughters Writers Workshop

A women only workshop is a creative writing workshop, offered by the writers Anne Caldwell (Pictured) & Nell Farrell, on the theme of exploring the mother-daughter relationship.  
It is open both to...

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Erbacce Poetry Competition

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The writers' cooperative erbacce-press is running a fantastic FREE-TO-ENTER poetry comp; first prize is publication of a perfect bound copy of the winner's work, a generous royalties-contr...

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Prose and Poetry Prizes

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 The New Writers Proze and Poetry Competition is open until 30th November. You can find full details  at http://www.thenewwriter.com/prizes.htm

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Richer, tomorrow

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This month's poem was chosen by Sean Kavanagh who says of it, "It's a wonderful evocation of the devastation of chronic disease, and how writing verse can help you to overcome it."

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Poem of the month

Calls For Submissions...

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Calling you all as amazing and established artists, movers and shakers and assorted literary 'erberts to contribute to the brand new spanking edition of Birmingham writers co-operative magazine 'Wro...

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Aldeburgh Poetry Festival

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7 ?" 9 November 2008… and despite the credit crunch and the plethora of other festivals, our boldly imaginative programme has attracted reassuringly healthy advance bookings (average 71% across ...

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White Goods

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This month's winner has been chosen by the first ever Poem of the Month winner, Clare Kirwan. Clare says, "It's a chatty, playful poem which teases and resonates on different levels... consumerism, c...

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Poem of the month

PoetryFilm at Tate Britain

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On Friday 7th November 2008, Tate Britain, Pimlico there's a free showing of poetry films. Timings:

Auditorium
19.00-19.30 Screening
20.00-20.45 Screening and Discussion - what happens behind the s...

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Trees on Bear Road, Brendan Cleary

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Trees on Bear Road, Brendan Cleary, Sunk Island Publishing, £3.50 Reviewed by Jane Holland.

Still chipping away at the streetwise wordface, long-established poet Brendan Cleary excels at the...

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