‘Collaborative Research between UK and Japan on Poetry Writing Pedagogy in the Global Age: Trialling Poetry Writing Workshop techniques now published in The Science of Reading. vol.61, No.2., July 2019, pages: 97-109.
A Shoestring Beeston duo
Sue Dymoke and John Lucas reading 29 Nov. Thinking Like a Poet 11 Dec. Both at Beeston Library
DNA time: a poetry experiment
Over the last eighteen months I have been conducting a poetry experiment with Pietro Roversi, fellow poet, structural biologist and … More
Poetry writing resources for Japanese Teachers
I am pleased to share with you a series of four poetry writing resources for Japanese teachers (of Japanese or … More
Student Golden Shovel Poetry Competition
International Student Golden Shovel Poetry Competition now launched: https://www.roosevelt.edu/colleges/education/community-engagement/golden-shovel-competition
Roy Fisher 1930- 2017
It was Roy Fisher’s funeral in Macclesfield this afternoon. I was very sorry not to be able to attend and wanted to mark the occasion in some way.
Furious Answers and other new poems
I took part in the Ekphrastic Review’s 20 poem challenge last month. My poem ‘Furious Answers’ was written in response to the painting The Answer is No by Kay Sage (USA), 1958.
Star Trek, Drafting & Pat Barker
We went to hear novelist Pat Barker speak on Thursday. She was in fine conversation with Sharon Monteith at … More
Make Poetry Happen in Your Classroom! Saturday 18th April 2015 10.30am – 1pm (registration & coffee from 10.15am) A practical … More
Taking the plunge
Blogging and poetry: do they go together? We shall see! Let’s hope this blog doesn’t eat into the poetry thinking … More