Sue Dymoke

Poetry: Write, Read, Perform, Listen, Teach

In praise of the pencil sharpener…

This poem has just been published by Taylor & Francis Online prior to publication in English in Education. I have 50 free eprints of the poem. If you’d like a … Continue reading

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Lemn Sissay: Weds 9th May 6.15pm, a free Literary Leicester showcase event

Lemn Sissay in Leicester Don’t miss this great – and free- opportunity to hear poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE in action at: Lecture Theatre 1 in the George Davies … Continue reading

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Unknown becomes known: discovering new poets, new poems

A key aim of the No One You Know anthology, which I am editing with my dear friend and fellow poet Anthony Wilson, is to introduce readers to poems that … Continue reading

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Karuta: a frenetic poetry game

On a recent visit to Japan I got to see the poetry card game Karuta being played for the first time. Karuta is based on 100 ancient tanka from the … Continue reading

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Anthology gifts & new discoveries

The best anthologies continually reward their readers: at each reading, each dipping into the vast poetry pool…

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Against the grain: unbound poetry

An approval copy of the Against the Grain anthology (published by Nelson) appeared in the English department where I worked in 1989 at just the right moment. Against the Grain continued the conversations about poetry that I had begun to have with other writers

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Student Golden Shovel Poetry Competition

International Student Golden Shovel Poetry Competition now launched: https://www.roosevelt.edu/colleges/education/community-engagement/golden-shovel-competition

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No One You Know update

Excitement is mounting about No One You Know. A fantastic list of poet contributors is growing daily. Each poet will choose and write about an unknown poem by another poet and the reason for their choice of No One You Know.

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No One You Know

We are thrilled to announce the launch of No One You Know, a new poetry project with Unbound Books

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#NationalPoetryDay: writing Golden Shovel poems about freedom (updated with added Patience Agbabi poem)

New poetry writing resources for National Poetry Day using The Golden Shovel form and exploring Freedom

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