THE FIRE IN THE WOOD a prose and verse drama three acts based on the life of Edmund Kara  California’s Big Sur sculptor   PETER THABIT JONES BOOK LAUNCH  AND READINGS OF EXCERPTS FROM THE DRAMA  BY THE SEVENTH QUARRY DRAMA GROUP SATURDAY, 25TH MARCH 2017, 2PM           FREE ENTRY              […]

Peter Thabit Jones Book Launch

Lunar Poetry Podcasts, an audio series of interviews, discussions and live recordings in the UK and abroad.   The Lunar Poetry Podcasts series was established in October 2014 as an audio accompaniment to Lunar Poetry Magazine. The idea for the series was a result of a number of discussions between […]

Lunar Poetry Podcasts

Presence A multi-media project in the North-East England funded by Arts Council England Coordinated by identity on tyne, Presence has developed out of a First World War project, Beyond the Western Front, which researched the contribution of Black, Asian and ethnic minorities in the First World War. Presence aims to […]

Call for Poets/Writers

The second Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival will this year be held at The Falmouth Hotel on the weekend of 12th and 13th November. There’ll be readings, panel discussions and workshops. There’ll also be fringe events on Friday,11th, including a programme of talks and readings at Falmouth University and a poetry […]

The Second Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival – 12th-13th November 2016

Starting in September, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three poetry workshops, all facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins, whose best-selling first collection, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon Poetry, was short-listed for the 2006 Strong Award for Best First Collection by an Irish poet. […]


The British Library’s outstanding collection provides the starting point for this immersive encounter with Shakespeare’s sonnets. Taking inspiration from 400 years of poetic responses to Shakespeare, you’ll write your own poems, receive continuous feedback and create a Renaissance-style anthology to celebrate your work. The summer school is led by Simon […]

Beyond Shakespeare’s Sonnets: Creative Writing Summer School 2016

I am pleased to announce the results of the POETRY KIT SPRING COMPETITION 2016 First Place US THAT IS    Liberty Faith Brown  (Kingston, Jamaica) Runner up STILL LIFE WITH FEATHERS Patrick B. Osada (Warfield, UK) Commended poems BRIGHTON BEACH    Viv Apple (Nottingham, UK) COOR LI Peter Branson (Stoke-on-Trent, UK) TALKING […]

Results of Poetry Kit Spring Poetry Competition

The Typewriter Project is back for summer and this time we’re putting out a call to all the typewriter loving humans of this great city to join us in McCarren Park for an afternoon of clicking, clacking, snacking, and getting some ink on paper.   The Typewriter Project, which occupied […]

The Typewriter Project moves to Brooklyn!

THE HOMELESS LIBRARY… is now open Homeless people in Greater Manchester and Stockport have handmade the first history of British homelessness, which will debut at the Houses of Parliament and go on public exhibition at the Poetry Library in the Southbank Festival of Love, 9 July-18 September. The Homeless Library […]


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Thirty years ago the world’s worst nuclear accident happened in Ukraine. A radioactive cloud rose three miles in the air and was blown around the world. Thousands of people are estimated to have died as a result and a large area of land was left as a wilderness, too dangerous […]