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Inpress seeks new managing director 22-Dec-12

Job opportunity at Inpress

Visit woods logo launch creative writing website 14-Dec-12

Get out into the woods this winter and get writing

Radio (Radio Broadcasts)

Annie Freud on William Carlos Williams 08-Dec-12

BBC Radio 4, Sunday 16th December, 4.30-5.00pm

Newspaper (News)

Big Give Christmas Campaign at Scottish Poetry Library 06-Dec-12

At 10am on 6, 7 and 8 December, Big Give Christmas Campaign at Scottish Poetry Library.

Anne-Marie Albiach

Anne-Marie Albiach has died 08-Nov-12

Anne-Marie Albiach died on Sunday 4 November, 2012.

Poetry appreciation


IN WHICH SAD LIGHT A CARVED DOLPHIN SWAM - exhibiting pages of Eliot's The Waste Land which Richard Makin has altered.

Newspaper (News)

Jorie Graham Wins the Forward Prize for Best Collection 11-Oct-12

Jorie Graham was awarded the 2012 Forward Prize for Best Collection for Place at a ceremony on Monday 1 October in Somerset House, London.

Radio (Radio Broadcasts)

This Sunday's Poetry Please Radio 4 04-Oct-12

Oscar Wilde's The Ballad of Reading Gaol read by Alex Jennings

Newspaper (News)

Poetry protest for Pussy Riot 30-Sep-12

On October 1 there was a Poetry protest for Pussy Riot at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in London.


Coracle Press 1989 to 2012 Touring Exhibition 04-Sep-12

In Sheffield until 8 Sept; York 16 Sept - 14 Oct; & Southbank's Saison Poetry Library in Nov.

Newspaper (News)

Poetry Library Live Staff Picks at Foyles Southbank 29-Aug-12

Poetry Library Live Staff Picks at Foyles/Inpress Garden Market 11am-9pm

Newspaper (News)

Litterapture: spreading the muse 15-Aug-12

A new initiative which leaves poems in public places for others to find.

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Invitation to join The Writing Squad 10-Aug-12

Calling young writers aged 16 to 21 in the North of England.

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LONDON: Tales from the Bridge 08-Aug-12

London Olympics: World's largest 3D soundscape to feature modern poetry.

Cuckmere Haven for Peace Camp

Sneak Preview of Peace Camp 10-Jul-12

A coastal installation celebrating love poetry and landscape for the Cultural Olympiad

Scintilla magazine

Scintilla relaunch 21-Jun-12

Submissions welcome from poets for issue 16 of the magazine of new poetry, prose and literary criticism in the metaphysical tradition.

Tamar Yoseloff

Tamar Yoseloff Exhibition of photos and poetry 17-Jun-12

An exhibition of poetry from Tamar Yoseloff alongside photographs by Vici MacDonald; 12:00 AM; 18 June-14 July.

Newspaper (News)

Alice Oswald's 'A Conversation with the Wind' appears online 10-Jun-12

The poet's eight-poem sequence appears on Battle for the Wind website, alongside a reader competition.

Radio (Radio Broadcasts)

Paul Durcan on Poetry Please 09-Jun-12

Hear extraordinary reader Paul Durcan on Sundays 17 and 24 June

Radio (Radio Broadcasts)

Tribute to Geoff Stevens on Radio Wildfire 31-May-12

Playing 24 hours a day until the end of June except when live shows are being transmitted

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