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Autumn Sky Poetry

Sunday, July 31, 2011
...is fresh.

PENning Courage

Friday, July 29, 2011
Call for Writing [Scotland]:
...you must be either a refugee, asylum seeker or other person whose first language is not English, Scots or Gaelic currently living in Scotland or a current member of Scottish PEN.

WrapperRhymes

Thursday, July 28, 2011
... is a collection of poems written on wrappers, following the example set by Ted Hughes, who wrote a Tunnocks wrapper poem in 1986.

Poetry Society (UK) update

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
So it continues: a petition to reinstate Judith Palmer as Director of the Poetry Society. Here's her statement.

Previously: A statement from Paul Ranford – resigned Finance Manager of the Society

Hachikō, Hamachi and other wonders

Monday, July 25, 2011
The love that brings me to the page has no answer. It has no master. It is a yearning into the abyss from which no solution appears.

Interview with Jo Shapcott

...an ear for a title:
"I like titles," she says with a grin, over coffees in a rackety West End café. "With other people's collections, I enjoy reading the title page as if it were a poem itself. For me, I love the process of inventing them: a lot of thought goes in, but they're serendipitous, too. When they come, it's a real thrill. The title is the first sense you get that maybe you've got a book in your hands."

Cha

… is fresh.

Salmon Poetry's 30th Anniversary Fundraising Raffle

Saturday, July 16, 2011
One Grand Prize of all Salmon Poetry's 2011 titles, signed by the authors

Damselfly Press

...is fresh.

Call out to poets outside New Zealand

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Anna Forsyth: 'I am looking for poets from other countries to submit poems about NZ or mentioning NZ.'

Poems from Rebecca Loudon's Queer Wing-ed

Monday, July 11, 2011
They have human voices, but their roar is a proverb. —Henry Darger

The Flea

Sunday, July 10, 2011
… is biting down hard.

The Homeless Gods is an interactive poem-world

Friday, July 08, 2011
In the mythological structure of this world, when a civilisation falls so too do its gods.

All-female shortlist for Edwin Morgan poetry prize

Gillian Andrews, Sarah Jackson, Jane McKie, Jane Yeh and Lydia MacPherson compete for £5,000 award

Poetry Society (UK) lobbied by wheelbarrow

Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Members seeking explanation for spate of resignations deliver demands in poetic vehicle

diode

Saturday, July 02, 2011
... is fresh.

Poem of the Week

... at Australian Poetry

Fox Chase Review

… is fresh.

How much money does a fiction writer make?

Ellery Adams Bares All

[via Very Like a Whale and Collin Kelley]

Boxcar Station

Friday, July 01, 2011
An official Boxcar Poetry Review blog that features helpful advice, articles, and resources to help poets through the various stages of writing, publishing, and promoting a first book of poetry.