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Poetry Pages · 10h ago

BREATH-TAKING: A GEOGRAPHY by Jeffrey Loffman, reviewed by Luigi Marchini

It is rare indeed nowadays to encounter a poetry collection which exudes the traditional values of the art form. This is such a book: it displays an effortless precision of language along wi...
Poetry Pages · 3d ago

When the Americans Came by William Bedford

WHEN THE AMERICANS CAME USAF Hemswell: North Lincolnshire 1962 When the Americans came, they didn’t take to our gardens: the apple orchard smelling of wild garlic, foxgloves growing among th...
Poetry Pages · 1W ago

Braided Wire by Janet Sutherland

  Braided Wire   I wasn’t there. I heard this second hand, much later, but textbooks show the methodology, the diagrams for several presentations and for monstrous deviations from the norm. ...
Poetry Pages · 1W ago

Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year Competition | Closing Date: 19-Jun-17

This is the 11th year of the Competition which has grown considerably from those early days. It has become a respected competition worldwide and a major part of the Festival year. Last year ...
Poetry Pages · 2W ago

David Cooke

The latest collection from David Cooke, After Hours is just out from Cultured Llama and comes hot on the heels of the successful Two Rivers Press collection, A Murmuration, which received no...
Poetry Pages · 2W ago

New pamphlet press: Against the Grain Poetry

Against the Grain Poetry Press is a new, innovative small independent poetry publisher dedicated to publishing challenging, well-crafted poetry. It aims to produce beautiful works of art, wi...
Poetry Pages · 3W ago

Waiting by Leela Soma

Waiting The search for a place in the car park The waiting room heaving with patients and family The crash of the ubiquitous vending machine As the sickly sweet colas, and chocolates fall To...
Poetry Pages · 3W ago

Happy Birthday Poet Tips

Today we say a very happy first birthday to Poet Tips and its creator Robert Peake. If you don’t know Poet Tips here are a few facts… It is a website for recommending poets and making links ...
Poetry Pages · 4W ago

Winchester Poetry Prize 2017

Poetry Pages · 4W ago

The Bridport Prize closing date 31st May

International open competition founded in 1973. Poetry Category: 1st prize £5,000 / 2nd prize £1,000 / 3rd prize £500 plus ten highly commended awards of £100. Poems max 42 lines. Poetry Jud...