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Witch ghosts, duas and damaged women win this year’s Poetry London Clore Prize

Poetry London have announced the Poetry London Clore Prize winners for 2019. 1st Prize: Roger Bloor ‘The Ghost of Molly Leigh Pleads, Yes Cries for Exemplaire Justice Against The Arbitrary, Un-exampled Injustice of Her Accusers’ 2nd Prize: Amaan Hyder ‘duas’ 3rd Prize: Anita Pati … Continue reading

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Honesty

Sincere thank to Sheila Wakefield at Red Squirrel Press, who will be publishing my poetry pamphlet, Honesty Mirror, in Summer of 2020! When it won the New Writer Magazine prize in 2013, judged by Helen Mort, I was just setting … Continue reading

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In a Circle

I am very pleased to have two poems in this great anthology put together by poet Derek Parkes to honour the great influence Donny O’Rourke has had on contemporary Scottish poetry. Love the intro: ‘Throw a brick into the air in … Continue reading

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The Dark Museum – A Poetry Film

Originally posted on Suzannah Evans:
I’m really pleased to be sharing this poetry film of my poem ‘The Dark Museum’ from Near Future. The film was made by Helen from Elephant’s Footprint and the process of making it was really interesting too.…

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Romalyn Ante WINS 2018 Poetry London Clore Prize!

I am delighted to be able to reveal the Poetry London Clore Prize winners for 2018. FIRST PRIZE: ‘Names’ by Romalyn Ante SECOND PRIZE: ‘Children of the Revolution’ by S.K. Kim THIRD PRIZE: ‘Heaven’ by Selima Hill COMMENDED POEMS: ‘Under London’ … Continue reading

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Poetry London Summer 2018 Readings: 21 June at Kings Place

Join us to celebrate the publication of the 2018 summer issue of Poetry London – offering the opportunity to hear some of the magazine’s most distinguished contributors reading their poems. With one of America’s greatest living poets, Alice Notley, in … Continue reading

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Beccles Acoustic Music Day

Martello presents the first Acoustic Music Day at the Canopy Theatre in Beccles on Saturday 28th April.  Our headliners are contemporary folk/acoustic duo GILMORE & ROBERTS who combine award-winning songwriting with astounding musicianship and their trademark harmonies to create a powerful sound. Nominated twice … Continue reading

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