The new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘St Matthew and the Beatles’ by Alex W. It’s a poem about the instruction in St Matthew’s Gospel in the Bible to “love thy neighbour”. In the poem he asks who are our neighbours: "Is it the ones on the TV news? / Who are being killed in wars / Or suffering natural disasters / And living in camps outdoors?" On his Write Out Loud profile page Alex says: “Life is a strange journey. I nev...
Jay Bernard, Caroline Bird, Kayo Chingonyi, Inua Ellams, Matthew Francis, Antony Owen and Greta Stoddart have been shortlisted for the £5,000 Ted Hugh...
21st Mar 2018 10:17 pm
It’s time to nominate your favourite spoken word performer or regular spoken word night in the 2018 indie-lit Saboteur awards. The awards, organised b...
21st Mar 2018 10:16 pm
With Dorianne Laux I've shared the experience of having a bird enraged at her reflection in a window. Laux lives in North Carolina and this is her th...
21st Mar 2018 10:15 pm
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2.00pm to 4.00pm at Luton Central Library - St. Georges Square, Luton, LU1 2NG, GB
2.00pm to 4.00pm at The Moon Cafe - 323 William Street, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia, au
11:00am at Hampstead Tube Station - Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QG, GB
11:00am at Central Library: The Marriot Room - Library Square, York, YO1 7DS, GB
12:30pm at dlr LexIcon, The Studio - Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Co. Dublin, Dún Laoghaire, A96 H283, IE
1:30pm at Keats House - Keats Grove, London, NW3 2RR, GB
2:30pm at Whitworth Art Gallery - University Of Manchester, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M15 6ER, GB
2:45pm at Nottingham Mechanics Institute - 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham, NG1 4EZ, GB
7:00pm at Fylde Coast Radio - Waterloo Road, Blackpool, FY4 4BL, GB
8:00pm at West End Centre - Queens Road, Aldershot, GU11 3JD, GB
5:00pm at The Junction @ Marsh - 1 Westbourne Road , Huddersfield, HD1 4LA, GB
11:00am at Brum Radio - Friends of the Earth Building, Birmingham, B5 5TH, GB
1:00pm at Pavilion Theatre - Marine Road, Dublin, Dún Laoghaire, IE
2:00pm at Cambridge University Centre Winebar - Granta Place, Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 1RU, GB
2:00pm at Cambridge University Centre Winebar - Granta Place Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 1RU, GB
2:00pm at Keats House - Keats Grove, London, NW3 2RR, GB
4:00pm at Internet Radio - Internet/radio, GB
4:30pm at Adam and Eve - 203 Bradford St, Digbeth, Birmingham, B12 0JD, GB
4:30pm at 5 Towns Radio - Kershaw Avenue, Internet/radio, WF10 3ES, GB
7:00pm at Cambridge University Centre Winebar - Granta Place Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 1RU, GB
7:00pm at Mitchell's Ultra Lounge - 24900 Euclid Avenue, Euclid, OH 44117, US
7:00pm at The Station Hotel - 2 Warrington Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6XB, GB
7:00pm at Mella Cafe - 220 North End Road, London, W14 9NX, GB
7:00pm at Green Mill Jazz Club - 4802 North Broadway Avenue, Chicago, US
7:30pm at Denver Mercury Cafe - 2199 California St., Denver, CO 80205, US
7:30pm at Torriano Meeting House - 99 Torriano Avenue, London, NW5 2RX, GB
7:45pm at Henderson's at St John's - 3 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP
8:00pm at Leftbank Bar - 128 Cheltenham Road, Bristol, BS6 5RW, GB
8:00pm at The Draper's Arms Wetherspoon's - 29-31 Cowgate, Peterborough, Peterborough, PE1 1LZ, GB
7.30 at Blackburne House - Hope St, Liverpool, L8 7PE, GB
10:00-12.30 at The Library @ Garmoe Cottage - 2 Trefrew Road, Camelford, PL32 9TP, GB
7:00pm at The Merlin - 168 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4PU, GB