Former Foyle Young Poet Helen Mort sets out her third poetry writing challenge, asking you to respond to images from Cape Farewell’s archive of photos, videos and blog posts.
Judges Joelle Taylor, Bea Colley and Hollie McNish have chosen their six spoken word champions for 2013 – and they invite you to come and watch the poets perform!
101 years ago, in the British Museum tea shop, Ezra Pound described his poet-friends H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) and Richard Aldington as imagistes. Now a new event with Don Share (editor of the American magazine Poetry) and Maurice Riordan (editor of Poetry Review) explores Pound’s rules for Imagist poets and whether poets need a new set of guiding principles.
For National Poetry Day 2013, we present a fantastically imaginative selection of water imagery, inspired by the English National Ballet teaser challenge. Young Poets Network is collaborating with ENB to get young poets involved!
The Poetry Society’s fabulous spoken word competition SLAMbassadors wants your poems and raps on the theme of ‘Identity’.
The Poetry Society is delighted to present a brand new short film celebrating the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, featuring the 2012 poets, judges Helen Mort and Christopher Reid plus interviews with former winners of the Award.
Jack Little from Newcastle tells us about his experiences setting up a poetry press in Mexico and invites submission from UK poets aged 16-25.