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Lumen Poetry Series, Tuesday 20th February 2018

Patron: Andrew Motion

Ruth O’Callaghan Presents:


David Olson

Myra Schneider

and featured guest poet: Nick Aldridge

Poets from the floor are very welcome. Please bring along a copy of the poem if you wish to be considered for the next anthology and to be considered as the featured poet at the next event. 41 more words


Adapting the Classics: Sequels and Modern Retellings

It’s the final day of 2017, and I bet you thought my reviews were done for the year. As it turns out, I had time over the long holiday break to read not one but two final books! 1,339 more words



General Petraeus, when the death-count of American troops
in Iraq was close to 3,800, said ‘The truth is you never do get
used to losses. There is a kind of bad news vessel with holes, 107 more words


Camden Poetry Series - Friday 1st December 2017

Patron: Andrew Motion

Ruth O’Callaghan Presents:

Clare Brant, Professor of English Literature, King’s College London

Mark Oakley, Canon Chancellor of St. Paul’s Cathedral

Ruth O’Callaghan… 116 more words


The Conclusion of Joseph Turrill - Andrew Motion - Analysis

The Conclusion of Joseph Turrill
Garsington, Oxfordshire, 1867

I suppose I was cut out for a quiet life;
whether I have managed any such thing… 539 more words

Poetry Analysis

poetry on film

In our ongoing pursuit of all things poetry-on-film, we somehow overlooked Bright Star, a 2009 film by Jane Campion. The story of John Keats and Fanny Brawne, the film was described as “beautiful, wistful” by… 32 more words