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Animal Magic poetry debut for Liz Brownlee

Thanks to Writers online for this one… With over sixty anthology appearances to her name, poet and regular Talkbacker Liz Brownlee is celebrating with the publication of her debut solo collection, Animal Magic. “After attending two creative writing courses around … Continue reading

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Race rows over poetry anthology

As reported by the Guardian.co.uk A furious row has broken out in the rarefied confines of American poetry circles, after grande dame of poetry criticism Helen Vendler attacked former poet laureate Rita Dove’s anthology of 20th-century American poetry for its … Continue reading

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Anna Adams will be sorely missed

The artist and poet Anna Adams has died, aged 85. Peterloo published five collections of her poetry between 1979 and 2004, and a 1996 Enitharmon produced a collection of new and selected poems, Green Resistance. Swimming against the tide, Adams … Continue reading

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Betjeman prize winner revealed

The John Betjeman Poetry Competition 2011 drew 3000 entries from 10 – 13 year olds, with winner Jennifer Burville-Riley scooping a £500 prize for herself and a further £500 for her chosen school, library or community group. If you know … Continue reading

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Going with the flow poetry

A new London-based youth project, Go With the Flow, aims to run poetry and lyric workshops for young people in pupil referral units, youth groups and schools. The poetry created at the workshops will be collected and, funding permitted, published … Continue reading

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Poetry and fish! Interesting combination…

The winners of the 2011 Cardiff International Poetry Competition have been announced at a celebration in Cardiff. Following a lively open-top bus tour featuring performances from local poets Ifor Thomas and Peter Finch, the winners were announced at a fish … Continue reading

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Poetry exercises for all

As printed by Writers’ Forum… Below are 4 little exercises to help you get the poetry juices flowing… 1. Write a 20 line poem about things that scream. Do not use the word ‘scream’ in the poem. 2. Write a … Continue reading

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Poetry Tweets!

As reported in Writers’ Forum… Arts organisation arthur+martha has launched a collaborative poem in which words and phrases taken from interviews with homeless and vulnerably housed people around Manchester and Bury are edited to produce a line-by-line poem on Twitter. … Continue reading

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Campfire poetry to keep you warm

Taking place on Thursday 20 October, storytelling night Campfire’s next event features poetry from writer and poet Sue Hubbard In addition to writing and publishing poetry and creating public poetry, Sue is a novelist, lecturer and respected art critic. The … Continue reading

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Cheapest Kindle model yet hits stores

Amazon’s latest model of Kindle goes on sale next Wednesday (12th October 2011) at £89! The new version of the Kindle has the same 6″ screen size as the Kindle Keyboard (£109 and £149), but has an 18% smaller body … Continue reading

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