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 Templar’s 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 Alston’s 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 O’Connor 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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