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Ryan Van Winkle - The Good Dark

Full Disclosure: Ryan is a close friend, one of the first poets I met in Edinburgh and a ceaseless source of care and encouragement. I also did a little editing work with him on this manuscript a couple years back, and I’m in the acknowledgements. 1,517 more words


Lucy Lepchani, Ladygardens; Melissa Lee-Houghton, Beautiful Girls

Lucy Lepchani, Ladygardens, (Burning Eye Books, 2013), 69pp., £10, ISBN 978 1 90913 612 0; Melissa Lee-Houghton, Beautiful Girls, (Penned in the Margins, 2013), 76pp., £8.99, ISBN 978-1-908058-03-4… 1,425 more words


Hard words for May

In May we’ll be discussing Sarah Hesketh’s Hard Word Box published by Penned in the Margins. In 2013 poet Sarah Hesketh spent 20 weeks visiting a residential care home for people with dementia. 95 more words

Chris McCabe: Speculatrix

Thursday 27 November, 6.30pm

The Priory Church of St John
St John’s Square
London EC1M 4DA

Free but booking is essential as capacity is very limited and if you turn up without a reservation you will not be admitted. 228 more words

Tom Jenks

Sex and Subversion on the Stage

After showing an excerpt of my new solo show Schlock! at CPT’s Festival of Feminism there was a post-show chat entitled ‘Sex and Subversion on the Stage’ with… 733 more words


The Shipwrecked House - Guest Blog by Claire Trévien

Evening folks – another extra blog post that I hope will counter the last rather negative and depressing post about The Wordsworth Trust.  This is the first in what I hope will be a random series of guest blog posts.  1,100 more words

Penned in the Margins 10th year birthday party

Join us in celebrating a decade of innovative publishing and performance, with readings and live sets from poets and authors including Ross Sutherland and Hannah Silva, plus DJs, roundtable discussions and one very large birthday cake. 20 more words

James Davies