Category Archives: poetry

Bill Greenwell’s new collection of poetry

Bill Greenwell’s new collection, Ringers, is published this month by Cinnamon Press, which also published Impossible Objects in 2006. It contains sixty poems which veer from the satirical to the serious, well quite serious, and from poems about childhood and … Continue reading

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A new poetry collection from Pauline Hughes

Pauline’s poetry collection Bint is to be launched on November 13 in Gallery North at Northumbria University at 6 pm.  It is published by Red Squirrel Press. Pauline writes:  ‘Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has … Continue reading

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Jackie Wills featured in world poets series

A215 associate lecturer Jackie Wills is featured in a world poets  series put together by the celebrated poet and editor, Sudeep Sen.   Jackie, based in Brighton, is working on her fifth collection of poetry. The World Poetry Portfolio, published on … Continue reading

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How teaching Creative Writing with the OU has influenced my own writing practice – by Shanta Everington

When I started teaching Creative Writing with The Open University in London in 2008, I had two recently published novels under my belt – Marilyn and Me (Cinnamon Press, 2007) and Give Me a Sign (Flame Books, 2008) – and … Continue reading

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My Other Blog: Chris Powici

I seem to have gone blog-crazy and started another one. Maybe mildly blog-bitten would be a better description. Anyway, if you’re interested, my other blog can be found at poetonabike.blogspot.com.  Strangely enough it’s about poetry and cycling, though I find … Continue reading

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update from Chris Powici

May was a strange, busy and enjoyable month. The strange side has largely consisted of weird fluctuations between summer and something resembling winter. Big winds have toppled a lot of trees hereabouts which gives the landscape a sort of dishevelled … Continue reading

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Rosemary Dun live at HowTheLightGetsIn Hay

Rosemary Dun, Bristol poet, MC and stand-up, will be performing live at Hay-on-Wye Globe Field Stage on Wednesday 1st June at 2.30 pm.  Here is the link to the programme: http://www.howthelightgetsin.org/2011-programme/globe-field/

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New publication from Gregory Leadbetter

My new book, Coleridge and the Daemonic Imagination, has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan. It is a new reading of Coleridge, and through the exposition of his work considers fundamental questions of poetry, spirituality, and human consciousness. Here is the Amazon link: … Continue reading

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Update from Chris Powici

Tuesday 22nd March Today is proving itself a vivid illustration of how mixed my working life has become. I find myself moderating an Open University forum on ‘graduateness’ and how best to enhance it, at (more or less) the same … Continue reading

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Ghosts of a Low Moon

  My first collection Ghosts of a Low Moon (ISBN 978-1-907276-60-6) is now available from Lapwing, Belfast at www.lapwingpoetry.com. The collection brings together new poetry and poems from magazines, such as, Ambit, The London Magazine and Interpreter’s House. The collection … Continue reading

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