Wenlock Poetry Festival : Poetry is wakeful, in plain view

Well, only days to go before Wenlock Poetry Festival!  The Festival launches on Friday 24 April with Kei Miller, Hannah Lowe and Luke Kennard, with Mia Cunningham – and it sweeps to a close on Sunday night 26 April when the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Queen’s Gold Medallist Imtiaz Dharker, Little Machine and, er, me, take to the stage in the Finale. As Poet in … Continue reading Wenlock Poetry Festival : Poetry is wakeful, in plain view

‘Luck’s Weight’ exhibition opens January 2015

LUCK’S WEIGHT, an exhibition of my poetry and the beautiful photographs of Andrew Fusek Peters, will open in January 2015.  Its very first outing will be at the beautiful Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre in Craven Arms. The poems are from from my residency earlier this year at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm.  I wrote about the working horses, the ancient breed of Silver Dorking hens, the … Continue reading ‘Luck’s Weight’ exhibition opens January 2015