Poetry Place exhibition opens 18th Sept at Mansfield Central Library. Poetry Place workshops 25th Sept and 9th October at Edwinstowe Library.
Raceme reviews and poem In its spring/summer edition the Bristol-based journal Raceme published a new poem ‘Across Colne Water’ along … More
It’s National Writing Day today (June 23rd) so take a moment, take part and write wherever you are. Head over … 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
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.
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…
Fires, is an exquisite work by Deryn Rees-Jones with images by Charlotte Hodes. It is hard to pin down exactly what Fires is. You might call it a long poem, a lyric essay or a collage of ideas about the nature of poetry.
Thinking of all friends in Japan today (August 6th) a very difficult seventy fifth anniversary day. I wrote this poem … More