Just gearing up for my open lecture for the Japanese Society of Teaching Japanese Spring Conference next weekend. The session … More
Over the last week I’ve been rereading You Speak in Constellations – the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Anthology … More
Our paper focuses on issues of permission and the space for creative writing practice. he paper began as a reflective piece on space and face-to-face poetry workshop practices but, because of the way the pandemic is potentially changing so much about how writers of all ages are able to work, we thought it was important to begin to explore some of the new challenges and opportunities for creative writing post-COVID.
The programme of workshops is now well underway and it is great that some poems have already been submitted for … More
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