“Paeany” succeeds in presenting individual poems of great merit while at the same time gathering them together to present a wide view of the poets daughter.  Every poem is meticulous and great care has been made in positioning the poems to present the overall narrative. Along side poems about her […]


  Loughborough University lecturer to take up role of poet in residence at Bradgate Park in an exciting new project looking at creative inspiration from one of Leicestershire’s most-loved and heritage-rich landscape Dr Kerry Featherstone, who oversees the University’s MA in Creative Writing, will lead workshops, poetry walks and readings […]

A Poet in the Park

The Poetry Kit Badges set were released in 2008 and sold out within two weeks.  A second run also sold out and a third.  But these have not been available for eight years. We are in th3e process of ordering a fourth limited run available in 2018, coasting £11.50 plus p&p, so for details […]


  Tuesday 10 October, 7-8.30pm   Join English PEN for a special event in honour of the incredible work of poet Michael Longley as he is awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2017. The evening will be a celebration of Longley’s work, with readings and an encomium by Professor Eamon Duffy. […]

PEN Pinter Prize 2017

Limerick 2017
The 2017 Bring your Limericks to Limerick International Poetry Competition expands into a three day festival of literature, arts and culture, and will take place from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th of August, with the final of the now firmly established competition taking place on Saturday 26th August in Dolans […]

Bring your Limericks to Limerick

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

FOUR PORTIONS OF EVERYTHING ON THE MENUE FOR M’SIEUR MONET! by Penelope Shuttle Indigo Dreams Publishing ISBN 978-1-910834-21-3   Another excellent publication in the Indigo Pamphlets series, which is publishing some varied and imaginative new poetry, the only thing wrong with the series is that as soon as you have […]