Putting a Poetry Pamphlet Together
Feature: Roy Marshall on writing, editing and ordering your poems, choosing a title for your pamphlet, and finding the right place to send it
We want everyone to feel they can come and join our poetry party!
In Conversation: The Friday Poem talks to Stuart Bartholomew, founder of Verve Poetry
Sort of Irish and sort of famous
Feature: Rory Waterman reveals the story behind his poem 'Like Father'
Castaway: Anne-Marie Fyfe chooses poems by Emily Dickinson and Elizabeth Bishop to take to a desert island
Out of the Blue
Feature: The Friday Poem talks to five previously unpublished poets who won the National Poetry Competition
Under the Influence: How I became a (woman) poet
Feature: Sarah Corbett traces the lineage of twentieth century women poets
The Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2020
Feature: Maggie Mackay looks at winning pamphlets in the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award 2020 — Hinge by Alycia Pirmohamed (ignitionpress, 2020) and The Highland Citizenship Test by Colin Bramwell (Stewed Rhubarb, 2021)
My general approach is to question the norm
In Conversation: The Friday Poem talks to Les Robinson, Managing Editor of Ignition Press and founder and Director of Tall-Lighthouse