Voices in a strange land
In Conversation: The Friday Poem talks to Exiled Writers Ink founding director Jennifer Langer
We have never seen worse
Feature: Emma Simon asks poets about good rejections, bad rejections, and rejections that leave you hanging on forever
Two Poetries: Spender, Poetry and Ideology
Essay: Chris Edgoose considers Stephen Spender, revolutionary poetry and the need for trust between writers and readers of poetry
We need to pay attention to those who are calling it like they see it
In Conversation: The Friday Poem talks to James Conor Patterson, poet and editor
Punk Poetry — bitten the dust or alive and well?
Feature: Hilary Menos looks back at the punk poets of the 1970s and 80s and asks where is the punk spirit today
Lyric Essay / Autism / Nature / Around Me / The Lakes
Lyric Essay: Lyric Essay / Autism / Nature / Around Me / The Lakes — by Jane Burn
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