The winning entries of our 2019 Poetry Competition on the theme of 'Edge'.
Details on our evening with poet Martin Grey and the winners of our poetry competition
Come along to our next meeting on 2 May to hear Nottingham poet Martin Grey announce the winners of our poetry competition and perform some of his own poems.
As February draws to a hot and sunny close (for future readers it hit over 21 degrees C in the UK today, which is clearly Pleasant But Not Right) we thought it might be worth reminding people that our Poetry Competition deadline is just over two weeks away. The topic is EDGE and in case…
We're delighted to announce that our first competition of 2019 is up and running. The genre is poetry and the topic is "Edge". Hard copy entries of poems up to 40 lines in length must be submitted by 16th March 2019. The judge is Martin Grey, a regular on the Nottingham poetry scene and who won…
We announced our winners way back in June but held off posting them on here to allow one of the authors to submit their work to another publication. We can now present to you the top three poems on the subject of 'flight' as decided by our lovely judge, Leanne Moden. In Third Place,…
We're delighted to announce the launch of our new anthology of short stories and poems. The Title "Gobstoppers, Shrimps and Sour Monkeys" plays on the fact that these are small and tasty treats: some will leave you unable to speak, some are tiny and some may not be what you expect. Much like someone else's bag of pick & mix.
Leanne Moden is a poet, performer, writer, workshop leader, compère and event organiser, currently living in Nottingham, and we asked her to judge our Poetry Competition. Thankfully, she said yes and also agreed to a little interview about her background, her tastes in poetry and her thoughts on the competition and winners.
A Nottinghamshire Halloween Poem from Sue & Andy Vickers!
We recently announced the results of our poetry competition and the three winners have agreed to have their poems published on our blog. So here, in reverse order, are three wonderful poems on the subject of 'hope': Sky Skaters; Catching The Train To Work From The Suburbs; and Hoping For Inspiration.