Posts Tagged Poetry

Templar Poetry Pamphlet & Collection Competition four 500 prizes plus publication

Deadline: 8 May 2010. For short collections of poetry of between 18 and 24 pages, judged by Pat Winslow. For full details visit Templars website here.

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NEW BOOK FROM JENNIFER COPLEY

Childhood smells of gingerbread and hot porridge. It wears red shoes, glass slippers and seven league boots. And everyone lives happily ever after. But it is also a dark wood full of hungry giants, big bad wolves and child-sized ovens. It is a place where brothers and sisters get separated / boys turned [...]

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TRANSITION IN ALSTON

Alston Moor artist Jules Cadie has put an empty shop window in Alstons Market Square to good use with his installation TRANSITION, which features Jules own art work and incorporates the poem A Treasure by Alston-based award-winning poet Josephine Dickinson (from her collection Scarberry Hill, Rialto 2001) Jules lives on the edge of Alston Moor [...]

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WRITING RETREAT IN EDEN

POETRY AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE is the title of a one-day writing retreat in Eden on Monday 19 October, which is being taught by Eden poet Victoria Bennett, with American poet Murray Bodo OFM. The retreat offers a chance to listen, connect, reflect, unfold and create through poetry and reflective writing, exploring the creativity, passion, mystery, [...]

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A LARK AMONG THE CROWS Friday 25 September 7.30pm

An evening of stories in poetry and song with Alan Franks, Maz OConnor and Ross Baxter The Malt Kiln, BardseaTickets: 5. No Bar at this venue please bring your own refreshments. We all like a story, but why? Stories help us make sense of our world. Of course, [...]

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TROUBADOUR POETRY PRIZE 2009

judges: Maura Dooley & Jamie McKendrick (Both judges will read all poems). Prizes: 1st 1000, 2nd 500, 3rd 250, & 20 prizes of 20 each plus a Spring 2010 Coffee-House Poetry season ticket and a prizewinners Coffee-House Poetry reading with Maura Dooley & Jamie McKendrick on Monday 30th November 2009 for all winning poets Submissions: [...]

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