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...
Carol Robson and Lenni Sanders are the guests at Write Out Loud Sale at the Waterside arts centre, Sale, on Tuesday 20 March. Entry is £3/£2 to this o...
20th Mar 2018 1:58 pm
Jay Bernard, Caroline Bird, Kayo Chingonyi, Inua Ellams, Matthew Francis, Antony Owen and Greta Stoddart have been shortlisted for the £5,000 Ted Hugh...
19th Mar 2018 10:46 pm
The theme is food at Write Out Loud Marsden at Marsden Mechanics, Peel Street, Marsden on Wednesday 21 March. Bring tasty poems, stories or songs, and...
19th Mar 2018 10:45 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...
19th Mar 2018 10:45 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...
19th Mar 2018 10:44 pm
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6pm-8pm at East Leeds FM - Internet/radio, GB
from 8 p.m. at Olive's Cafe Bar - 40 Elm Hill, Norwich, NR3 1HG, GB
7:30am at The Angel Microbrewery - 7 Stoney Street, Nottingham, NG1 1LG, GB
6:00pm at Shipley Library - 2 Well Croft, Shipley, Bradford, BD18 3QH, GB
7:00pm at Re-Bar - 1114 Howell St, Seattle, WA 98101, Seattle, US
7:00pm at Java Jungle - 606 S Clyde Morris Blvd, Port Orange, FL 32129, US
7:00pm at Gold Room Bar & Grill - 1300 E Tallmadge Avenue, Akron, OH 44310, US
7:30pm at Spider House Ballroom - 2908 Fruth Street, Austin, TX 78702, US
7:30pm at The Townhouse - 28, High Street, Petersfield, Petersfield, GU32 3JL, GB
7:30pm at Waterside Arts Centre - Sale Town Centre, Sale (Trafford), M33 7ZF, GB
7:30pm at The Bear - 296a Camberwell Rd, London, SE5 0RP, GB
8:00pm at The Camden Centre - Market Square, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2SW, GB
8:00pm at The Fat Cat - 23 Alma Street, Sheffield, S3 8SA, GB
10.00 am till 12noon at St Barnabas - Kitt Green Road, Wigan, WN5 0EF, GB
4:00pm at Tredegar Arms, Bassaleg - Caerphilly Road, Newport, NP10 8LE, GB
7:00pm at Winning Coffee Co. - 111 Harvard Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106, US
7:00pm at The Under Ground Theatre - 1 Grove Road under Central Library, Eastbourne, BN21 4TL, GB
7:30pm at Fuel Cafe - 448 Wilmslow Rd, Withington, Manchester, M20 3BW, GB
7:30pm at La Bruquena Restaurant - 2726 W. Division, Chicago, IL 60622, US
7:30pm at Marsden Library - Marsden Mechanics Hall, Peel Street, Marsden, HD7 6BW, GB
7:30pm at The Tap and Spile - 42 Tower Street, Harrogate, HG1 1HS, GB
7:30pm at dlr LexIcon, The Studio - Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Co. Dublin, Dún Laoghaire, A96 H283, IE
8:00pm at Cantab Lounge - 738 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, MA 0239, US
8:00pm at Upstairs at the Western - Western Road, Leicester, GB
8:00pm at Exeter Phoenix Arts & Media - Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS, GB
9:00pm at Nuyorican Poets Cafe - 236 East 3rd Street, New York, NY 10009, US
10:00pm at Heartland Cafe - 7000 N Glenwood, Chicago, IL 60626, US
7pm (readings 7.30pm) at Poetry Cafe - 22 Betterton Street, London, WC2H 9BX, GB
Registration: 19:00-19:25 at Forest Arts Centre - Old Milton Road, New Milton, BH25 6DS, GB
Doors 7.30pm at The Cumberland Arms - James Place St, Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 1LD, GB
1:00pm at Caerphilly Library - The Twyn, Caerphilly, CF83 1JL, GB