The People’s Poet, and pop culture influence wagon, Dr John Cooper Clarke is on his Luckiest Guy Alive tour, with poetry, riffs and chat
Prankur Chaturvedi has been performing poetry for a year now. We caught up with him to find out more about the power of spoken word
Prankur Chaturvedi poem titled “Saala Anti-National Element” gained a lot of attention. Now a film of the poem is back online as an answer to all the trolls and their guardians
Pulitzer Prize winning Natasha Trethewey, the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States, will be in Cornwall
A new book of poems inspired by the sea by Caroline Carver with photographs and illustrations by Plymouth Uni students has been published
Regional Final of performance poetry project Shake the Dust, a national celebration of the power of spoken word, takes place in Plymouth on Friday, June 15
The translation of key Romanian poetry – Lines Poems Poetry by Mircea Ivanescu – has been nomainted for the Corneiliu M Popescue Prize
Bournemouth’s performance poetry and arts event Freeway Poets is galvanising the city’s community in a monthly themed event where even the audience creates its own poetry
Poet Helen Boyles celebrated midsummer with a sail upriver from Galmpton Creek to the old quay of the Sharpham estate.
Moor Poet Simon Williams is inspired by oddities. And his inspiration at noon, Sunday, June 21, was from a piece about goats he read on the BBC website, which inspired the poem Goats.
The Moor Poets have been out and about this midsummer, snapping pictures of things that inspire them at noon, on Sunday, June 21. It’s a project instigated by our chums over at the People’s Republic of South Devon, and the first response was from Susan Taylor.
The Skylines Festival Day takes place today (June 20) at the CCANW and Haldon Forest, near Exeter, with all kinds of events for all the family – including the chance to explore a primitive hut (Pictured). We have Curator’s Talk Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, the poet behind the event, curators talk from the opening of the exhibitioni. […]
Skylines, the Ecopoetics exhibition, with its festival day on June 20, has all kinds of inventive ways to engage with language and landscape. The exhibition is taking place at the CCANW, at Haldon Forest until June 28. Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, the poet behind the event, explains how it all got started The idea for Skylines came […]
The open category of the 2008 Devon Poetry award organised by the Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, was won by Jenny Mayor and her poem Interior with Forget-me-nots (Matisse 1916)
The short category winner of the 2008 organised by the Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, Devon poetry award was Geese in a Market Crowd by Christopher North