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Sitting Ducks Launches

with a review – by Chairman of Bloodaxe Books, and author of Not Quite White… Simon Thirsk: “Lisa Blower’s Sitting Ducks lifts the lid on the social curse of post industrial communities in twenty-first century Britain. Her writing cries out with the pain of an underclass whose characters’ lives are condemned by capitalism. This debut […]

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I Once Knew a Poem who Wore a Hat Launches

Catherine Pascall Moore was at the Publishers Space of Wenlock Poetry Festival 2016 with a giant cardboard ‘Figgy’, postcards, bookmarks, and gorgeous framed original pictures from the book I Once Knew a Poem who Wore a Hat. Later she joined Emma Purshouse for the official launch of the book –  in the Wenlock Poetry Festival’s Children’s Tent – […]

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Wilderland Launches

  It was wonderful to see a packed house at the book launch of Wilderland: wildlife and wonder from the Shropshire Borders – at Wenlock Poetry Festival 2016 From the start there were gasps and mutters of “beautiful”, “astonishing”, “extraordinary”; there was laughter, and there was stillness – as Andrew Fusek Peters talked us through photographs, […]

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Superheroes in Poetry!

10:30 am Saturday 23rd April , Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock, at Wenlock Poetry Festival… and for this blog, in alphabetical order… Jonathan Edwards – My Family in a Human Pyramid My uncle starts it, kneeling in his garden; my mother gives a leg up to my gran. When it’s my turn to climb, I […]

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Had to share: Humfrey Coningsby

I just wrote the following on William Gallagher’s Facebook post – I am feeling so elated and rather evangelical and so just had to share with you all. Nadia x Back story… William had written a post yesterday to say that he had chatted with  Jonathan Davidson – author (poet) of Humfrey Coningsby (Valley Press), Early […]

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