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Poet Laureate! Not this time :)

I entered a poetry competition to win a week’s stay at the Pacuare Nature Reserve in Costa Rica and to become their Poet Laureate for a year and as you can see from the title, I did not win :) 245 more words


Chautauqua 2015, Week One: Robert Pinsky

I’m back at The Chautauquan Daily for the summer as the literary arts reporter! Each week, I get to interview individuals working in the field that are visiting the… 75 more words

Review: 'The Bees' by Carol Ann Duffy

I have been a massive fan of Carol Ann Duffy’s poetry since studying it for A Level. Considering the success rate of GCSE and A Level syllabi of ruining texts for young generations, I realise that is slightly unusual. 270 more words


Pinsky to discuss power of poetry with CLSC

Poetry is often approached with a sense of trepidation, sometimes with outright fear.

Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky thinks that those people aren’t giving themselves enough credit. 600 more words

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Congratulations to Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2015 – Heather Wastie

Congratulations and felicitations to the county’s new Poet Laureate 2015, Heather Wastie. Heather describes herself as ‘Wordsmith, humourist and musician with a rich professional life as poet, composer, singer, songwriter, pianist and facilitator.‘ 355 more words


Reading poetry

Am at the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS) 2015 annual convention in St. Petersburg, FL. Have heard much wonderful poetry and gotten to read some of my own. More later.


Linden business community reacts to recent violence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–No doubt, the last few weeks have been difficult for people in Linden.

Multiple scenes, multiple murders–the community is feeling it every single day, both in life and in business. 161 more words