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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 […]

HOMELESS LIBRARY OPENS DOORS AT THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT


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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 […]

LESSONS OF CHERNOBYL – 30 YEARS ON




POETRY READING WITH IAN DUHIG, KIM MOORE, PETER RILEY, JOHN MCAULIFFE, NATALIE REES, ANTHONY COSTELLO, TOM CLEARY   AT THE MIDLAND HOTEL BRADFORD SATURDAY MAY 21ST AT 3 PM (admission £6)   buy your tickets from the festival website at www.bradfordliteraturefestival.co.uk or by phone at the box office on 01274 […]

BRADFORD LITERATURE FESTIVAL IRISH DAY


  A short film-poem, Elias by Seán Street, directed by Trevor Hearing, and featuring Andrew Cuthbert as the eponymous central figure, is now on the Salisbury Cathedral Cathedral website via this link. http://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/magna-carta-how-did-magna-carta-come-about/salisbury-connection Elias was present at Runneymede at the sealing of Magna Carta in 1215, brought the copy that still […]

Elias a film poem by Seán Street



Just over two weeks to the English PEN Modern Literature Festival, please come along through the day if you can. It stretches over a saturday afternoon and evening, is free, and is all new work produced by some really interesting writers. It celebrates writers at risk from all over the […]

PEN Modern Literature Festival


Starting in early May, 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 […]

Spring Poetry Workshops at Galway Arts Centre


Limerick’s first Poetry Trail, inaugurated this Friday April 1st, marks the beginning of April is Poetry Month in Limerick, an initiative of the Limerick Writers’ Centre.  Thirty-one poems have been located in 30 shop windows across the city with the purpose of getting ideas about poetry, and the joys of […]

Limerick’s Poetry Trail



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CONGRATULATIONS ON THE 200th EDITION   REACH POETRY MAGAZINE Indigo Dreams Publishing   It is a great pleasure for me to congratulate REACH POETRY which has just published its 200th edition.  This is a great milestone for any magazine let alone a monthly poetry magazine.  One of the surprising things about […]

Congratulations to Indigo Dreams and Reach Magazine