Doing poetry as a job means you meet many similar sorts along the way. Not other poets, exactly, but rather those people who actively promote and propagate the artform which we love, whether through journalism, organising events, marketing and promotion, teaching, or whatever else. They might be poets as well, of course, but also they…… Continue reading Dylan’s Great Poem and Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award Need More Welsh Entries
On Friday, March 4th, young writers gathered with their friends and family to celebrate the secondary launch of How to Exit a Burning Building. This anthology showcases the winning and commended work from the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers 2015. In December, they met for the first time at Chapter to hear the winners, Natalie Ann Holborow, Eve Elizabeth…… Continue reading How to Exit a Burning Building Launch (Part II) – Photos!
Join us for our second How to Exit a Burning Building Launch Party! We’ll be gathering on Friday, March 4th from 7-9pm at the Little Man Coffee Co. in Cardiff. This anthology, published by Parthian, showcases the winning and commended work from the Robin Reeves Prize for Young Writers 2015, an award established by the…… Continue reading How to Exit a Burning Building Launch – Part II
Peace 75 Peace is found in the corners; the fall of light on glass. The rattle of sea on a stone. With a corner we can think. Lean by a wall, feel the sun on our faces, enjoy the pregnant nowness of it all. Peace doesn’t arrive with a fanfare, or from beneath a magician’s…… Continue reading Welsh Writer’s Trust Poem of the Month
clare e. potter is a poet, playwright, collaborator and educator, originally harking from Blackwood, South Wales. She taught and lived for several years in New Orleans, where she was a consultant for the New Orleans Writing Project. Her collection, ‘spilling histories’ (Cinnamon, 2006), is based around the Hurricane Katrina disaster. These days clare lives and…… Continue reading Interview with clare e. potter