Sue Dymoke

Poetry: Write, Read, Perform, Listen, Teach

Calling Beeston writers…

Poetry Place writing workshop at Beeston Library 11.30 – 1pm, Nov 30th. Come along and write.

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Poetry Place: Beeston workshop 30th Nov

In this experimental, place-based writing workshop you will try out different ways of creating poetry focused on Beeston.

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Anthology making: reading more, deepening engagement

Widening the poetryscope: in exploring how their anthology is constructed, students should be encouraged to widen what I would like to call their poetryscopes… they should argue over how they might edit or rearrange the classroom anthology that they are studying…

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First Blood: a poem film for National Poetry Day (2)

And here’s another very short poem film First Blood which links with the National Poetry Day theme of Truth. This piece was the first that I have filmed and edited … Continue reading

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Roaming Range: a poem film for National Poetry Day (1)

Thanks to the brilliant Rebecca Goldsmith for springing my poem Roaming Range right off the page so wonderfully. All children need to be able to roam, to find their own … Continue reading

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Thurs 17th Oct: Slow Dancer Press 20th anniversary celebration

I’m looking forward to reading at the Slow Dancer Press celebration this week (Thurs 17th October, 7pm) at The Wheatsheaf, Rathbone Place, London W1T 1JB. Capacity is limited so book … Continue reading

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Stanley Middleton in Sherwood

It is my honour to pay tribute to one of the dearest writer friends I have known: Stanley Middleton. Today, Thursday 1st August 2019, marks the centenary of his birth and a plaque will be unveiled on the house in Caledon Road, Sherwood which was the family home for over forty eight years.

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Fringeless Steven: poetry in the salon

Our Hair comes the Science Bit project team participated in the British Science Festival in Coventry on a very lively Friday night. We were really pleased to engage so many people in creative, scientific discussions about hair. Visitors viewed strands of hair under the microscope, asked questions about its structure, talked to our resident genetics and psychology experts about hair related issues, explored hair advertising, took a VR journey into keratin and visited me, the Poetdresser, in the Rock ‘n’ Roller parlour, to write collaborative poems about their hair.

September 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hair comes the science bit…

On 13th Sept I’ll be at the British Science Festival in FarGo village, Coventry with University of Leicester science colleagues. From 17.00 – 20.00 we’ll be based in two hair salons: Rock ‘n’ Roller Parlour and Dashing Blades for: Hair comes the science bit. Come and have a hair raising time with us!

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First Japanese publication

‘Collaborative Research between UK and Japan on Poetry Writing Pedagogy in the Global Age: Trialling Poetry Writing Workshop techniques now published in The Science of Reading. vol.61, No.2., July 2019, pages: 97-109.

August 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

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