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Wild poetry

An entirely wild night of poetry, song and shennigans at Christies’ bar. Kicked off in style by Richard Skinner reading his hypnotic tribute to Bowie and Nicholas’ beautiful singing. 16 more words

Literary Festivals

Lines from Listowel 

Highlights from the Listowel Writers’ Week so far…

Richard Skinner and The Busby Babes. A brilliant session that brought 1950s Manchester to life and gave voice to the people around the team. 125 more words

Literary Festivals

Reliquiæ Vol.3

Reliquiæ Vol.3 by Corbel Stone Press

Introduced by Richard Skinner 

I first encountered the remarkable Corbel Stone Press late in 2013  when I bought a booklet of theirs entitled ‘Wolfhou’. 648 more words

A Book A Day In Hay

Proletarian Poetry at the Poetry Library

On Wednesday 6th April, Proletarian Poetry took over the Poetry Library as part of their Special Editions series. With the poets, Mona Arshi, Rishi Dastidar, Fran Lock, Clare Pollard, Richard Skinner, and Laila Sumpton, this was always going to attract a full house. 1,395 more words

Rishi Dastidar

The Reading List, Week 8 - McCabe, Hopkins, Skinner, Sawkins

All the National Poetry Day euphoria over with and I’m back into the swing of The Reading List this week, and some wonderful reading to report on. 914 more words


Swindon, Antiphon, John and Emergency Poetry

Last week I had the pleasure of attending, for one evening only, the Swindon poetry festival. I was there to read from the ‘Double Bill’ … 773 more words