Poetry Place free writing workshops on Miner2Major Sherwood Forest Region. New dates added: https://www.inspireculture.org.uk/whats-on/events/poetry-place-writing-archive-photography-sherwood-forest-area-online-workshop-2/
This poem was written last spring as streets fell silent and we peered out warily. It was one of very … More
I could spend days recommending favourite poets and specific poems and still not get to the bottom of my list … More
https://www.inspireculture.org.uk/whats-on/events/poetry-place-writing-archive-photography-sherwood-forest-area-online-workshop/ There are just a few places left on this first pair of free Inspire online poetry workshops, funded by … More
I’ve spent a late snowy afternoon online today in the good company of Hafsah Aneela Bashir, Yomi Sode and Anthony Joseph, the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows 2019-20.
Caroline’s Bird’s The Air Year was without doubt this year’s most breath-taking read. The sweep and swirl of her fifth … More
Last week I participated in a collaborative Kazakh poetry translation workshop run by the Poetry Translation Centre. The evening was great fun and I learned a good deal about Kazakh language and poetry.
I have two new poetry-related academic publications which will I hope interest you: Published on line this month: Hennessy, J., … More
Last week I participated in a fascinating online event to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2020. It was organised by Junction … More
Happy National Poetry Day 2020 everyone. I hope you are feeling excited and nurtured by all the poetry treats that are winging your way today – and that you can store some of them up to see you through these difficult autumn days. The theme of this year’s NPD is ‘Vision’ which is a lovely subject, open to many different interpretations. Here are some of my personal favourites on that broad theme…