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Charles Bennett’s THAW is out!

Do you like Nature Poetry at its best?   Then you will love Charles Bennett’s new poetry pamphlet THAW … “It’s difficult to imagine poems that listen more closely than these to the ‘green music’ of the natural world.” Katharine Towers “Charles Bennett writes so beautifully: a poet who really seems to have his own kingdom, […]

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Comments about the DIVERSIFLY project

I have just submitted the DIVERSIFLY evaluation report to the Arts Council England. I had collected screenshots of tweets and facebook posts as well as some comments that came through on email – and so I thought I would share some of them with you. DIVERSIFLY the book was recently on the longlist for the […]

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DIVERSIFLY podcast #5: Katrina Porteous

Welcome to the fifth of 7 podcasts from the DIVERSIFLY project. Many years ago Katrina Porteous moved to a working fishing village on the Northumberland coast. She tells Nadia Kingsley about it, and about what she is most interested in exploring and writing about, as well as some of her collaborative projects and radio poems. […]

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WHAT POETRY/POET AND/OR COLLECTION IS YOUR INSPIRATION?

This was a question I was recently asked to answer – on behalf of Wenlock Poetry Festival and their search for the second ever Shropshire Young Poet Laureate. It was one of several questions. The answers that I and other poetry lovers gave can be found on http://www.wenlockpoetryfestival.org/laureate/ Unfortunately I got somewhat carried away –  there wasn’t […]

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