Win Train Tickets to Paris

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Amida, the Sustainable Development Recruitment Agency, has launched a poetry competition with a sustainability theme, with your chance to win 2 return tickets to Paris!

Sample poems, from Amida's own employees, are currently on their blog to, hopefully, give you inspiration for your own poems.

Deadline for entries: Monday 14th March 2011 at 5pm. 

Details here http://www.amida-recrui...

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Dad's Ladders

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Val Cook chose this months poem. She says of it, "Linda's poem reminded me of my dad's ladder. I don't have his ladder but I remember it clearly being full of paint splashes like the ladder in the poem. I like Linda's poem because it is evocative without being over sentimental."

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Ted Walters International Competition 2011

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The University of Liverpool Creative Writing Society for Lifelong Learning have announced the fifth annual Ted Walters international writing competition.

There are three categories: poetry, sh...

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Aesthetica Creative Works Competition

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Aesthetica Magazine is inviting all artists, writers and poets to submit their work for entry into the Aesthetica Creative Works Competition 2011.

Now in its 4th year, the Creative Works Compet...

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Buxton Poetry Competition 2011

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The Buxton Poetry Competition 2001 is open for entries in 3 categories:  Open Poetry (aged 19 and over), Young Peoples Poetry (ages 12 to 18) and Children’s Poetry (aged up to 12)  - Age is as of 1...

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Warwick Words

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Warwick Words Writers’ Group will be reading their poetry, short prose and scripts followed by an open mic session on Thursday, 24 February 2011, at The Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick. 

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Your Favourite Place to Write ...

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Edith Wharton would compose in bed on a writing board propped upon her lap, while Roald Dahl conjured his creations in a shed at the bottom of his garden... When the Arvon Foundation asked some of ...

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The Woman in White

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Litfest is inviting you to enjoy a rip-roaring Victorian mystery novel in your lunch-hour this month – Wilkie Collins’ classic ‘The Woman In White’. A suspenseful tale of madness and stolen identit...

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Welsh Short Story Competition - win £1k

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The 2011 Rhys Davies Short Story Competition could be your big chance to make your mark on the Welsh literary scene and get your hands on the First Prize of £1000. A further ten equal runner-up pri...

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Huddersfield Literature Festival 2011

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This year’s Huddersfield Literature Festival is taking place at various venues throughout the city from the 16th to 20th March.

The festival is launched with a celebration of 25 years of Peepal...

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Wondermentalist Cabaret

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What have Elvis McGonagall (pictured), comedy songs and the hole-punch that you nicked from the office got in common? Well, they’re all featured on BBC Radio 4’s fantastic new comedy-cabaret poetry...

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Norwich Writing Workshops 20011

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Writers’ Centre Norwich has announced a series of writing workshops that are running throughout 2011.

Highlights include weekly short courses in poetry (led by Esther Morgan) and fiction writin...

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Moss Rich Poetry Competition

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Pighog Press have teamed up with the Centre for Community Engagement (CCE) and the Students Union at the University of Sussex to launch The Moss Rich 'Sounding the Site' Poetry Competition - celebr...

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International Welsh Poetry Competition 2011

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The 5th International Welsh Poetry Competition has just been opened to one and all and is now accepting entries.

The aim of the competition is still to encourage and reward the abundance of cre...

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Musical Star Wanted!

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Write Out Loud poet, Kate Tym, is also part of a comedy song singing double act.... but her musical partner is leaving her... and she needs a new one!

She's looking for a female, aged between 3...

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Submissions Wanted!

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What we want

Write Out Quiet does not publish a lot of poetry, and most of that which we do put out there will either be messed with in some way, critiqued unflinchingly or reproduced in ...

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Write Angle with Mab Jones, Chichester

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Out of an audience of almost 50 people packing the room (who said January was noted for having small turnouts?), there were 20 Open Mikers including several professionals. Many poems were performed...

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Trippin'

Dunking Valentines - Just to let you know where I am: I'm out

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Ooh! February! My favourite month! Off down to Hallmark to get a shed load of Vallies! Think I’ll send one to every lady poet on WOL! Bless!

 

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Mars is giving you a boost

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