Happy National Poetry Day!

“There’s a room in my house where nobody goes except me:a still room, a light room/a where-I-go-to-write room,an any-day, any-time, a middle-of-the-night room/a feeling-low-and-slow or a high-as-a-kite room. Feel free!”

[Room Inside, by Philip Gross]

http://www.nationalpoetryday.co.uk/

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About Pedalling Poetry

Writer Ellen McAteer is founder of Tell It Slant poetry bookshop in Glasgow, and a visiting lecturer at the Glasgow School of Art. She was a mentee of the Clydebuilt Verse Apprenticeship Scheme, under Alexander Hutchison, and a singer with the band Stone Tape, as well as a solo singer who won a BBC Radio competition with her song Blue Valentine. She was Director of the Poetry Trust, which ran the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival, a director of the Scottish Writers’ Centre, a visiting lecturer at Oxford University's MSt in creative writing, and a member of the core group of performers at the Hammer and Tongue spoken word collective in Oxford. She is a qualified Librarian.
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