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Poetry Rivals 2013/14 Winner: Paradise

It’s been a long time since I wrote my poem Paradise, and nearly a year since I won first place in the Poetry Rivals… 226 more words


@HolliePoetry scoops £10,000 Arts Foundation Prize for Spoken Word

As you may know there was a £10,000 poetry prize awarded last night. Yes. £10,000. Yes. You are right that is double the Costa Poetry Prize. 137 more words

Burning Eye Poets

Poetry Ireland Introductions 2014 Redux: Erin Fornoff

The Poetry Ireland Introductions Series – a showcase for emerging poets working towards a first collection and with a track record of publication in journals and magazines – is open for submissions until 31 Jan. 532 more words


Thoughts on Libraries

I’m not really sure what my aims are in writing this post. Perhaps I’m looking back on the year I’ve had and looking towards the election in May. 595 more words

Bookish Things

A Poem about Bums

New Poem…

Bums bums bums. Am meant to be booking trains for tour and editing a new poetry collection but instead I’m thinking about bums. So thought I’d share. 685 more words

Poetry Gigs

High days and holidays: Castle Hill Open Day 2014

Castle Street in Cambridge is very far from the sea indeed but walking down it, particularly early in the morning or late in the afternoon, makes me think of the way Dylan Thomas describes the “seaward hill” of  939 more words


Arts Review: Hollie McNish

Òran Mór, 4th October

Presented as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival. 

Hollie McNish is a performer of sheer intelligence, wit and talent. 417 more words