The poem ‘Roaming Range’ began to write itself after a conversation at Attenborough Nature Centre about children’s opportunities to engage with nature
Sue Dymoke and John Lucas reading 29 Nov. Thinking Like a Poet 11 Dec. Both at Beeston Library
Oct 26th London Launch for What They Left Behind. Starts 8pm, Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden
Copies of my new collection from Shoestring Press are waiting to spring out of their boxes this week. What They Left Behind by Sue Dymoke will be launched on 4th Oct, National Poetry Day, at Five Leaves, Nottingham.
I am pleased to share with you a series of four poetry writing resources for Japanese teachers (of Japanese or English). I developed and used these with students, staff and … Continue reading
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
International Student Golden Shovel Poetry Competition now launched: https://www.roosevelt.edu/colleges/education/community-engagement/golden-shovel-competition
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.
We are thrilled to announce the launch of No One You Know, a new poetry project with Unbound Books
Pamphlet for Friday is A Quire of Paper by Maura Dooley- a Smith/Doorstop collection of poems originating from her residency at Jane Austen’s home in Chawton. I love the way she captures snatches of Austen family stories and their everyday lives (whether it be making pancakes, patchwork or salve for sunburn) but also the feelings of paying visitors, including casual day trippers and Austen devotees paying homage to ‘my sister, Jane’. Dooley delicately evokes the spirit of the place and its inhabitants in poems which are amusing and tender in turn.
Maura Dooley’s A Quire of Paper captures the spirit of Jane Austen’s Chawton home.