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
Originally posted on Southwater Reads:
Robert Harper from Shrewsbury Poetry Stanza Last Saturday was a wonderful day! Thank you the great staff at Southwater Library, and also West Midlands Readers’ Network. Southwater Readers’ Day involved sharp-witted teenagers writing a Doctor Who radio play with Birmingham-based writer William Gallagher; Shrewsbury Poetry Stanza came over for the occasion and performed at the foot of Southwater’s escalators, drawing… Continue reading Read in front of the fire,/ read out in the shed./ Read in bed.