Winchester Poetry Festival

Winchester Poetry Festival Diary: Day One (Part One)

So here I am, safely installed in a delightful airbnb very close to the centre of Winchester. I have a Festival Pass in my hands and I’m going to make the most of it. I’ll report back, in between attending events, starting with a few things I went to yesterday. The opening event was a… Continue reading Winchester Poetry Festival Diary: Day One (Part One)

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Modern Poetry in Translation at Winchester Poetry Festival, 7 – 9 October 2016

I’m really pleased that Modern Poetry in Translation magazine is a festival partner of Winchester Poetry Festival, and will be in residence at the festival, which is only weeks away. MPT  has emailed subscribers details of some festival readings and events they’ve been working on so I thought I’d share them with you.  I hope you’ll be… Continue reading Modern Poetry in Translation at Winchester Poetry Festival, 7 – 9 October 2016

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Winchester Poetry Festival Poets Feature in Forward Prize Lists

Two of the poets reading at this year’s Winchester Poetry Festival have been shortlisted for The Forward Prize for Best Collection 2016.  Choman Hardi has been shortlisted for her collection Considering the Women (Bloodaxe Books) and Ian Duhig has been shortlisted for his collection The Blind Roadmaker (Picador Poetry). Choman Hardi will read at the festival on Saturday 8th… Continue reading Winchester Poetry Festival Poets Feature in Forward Prize Lists

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Winchester Poetry Festival Programme Launched

Details of the line-up for the second Winchester Poetry Festival, which will run from Friday 7 October until Sunday 9 October, are now live at the Winchester Poetry Festival website. Tickets are available for Friends in person or by telephone (01962 873603) from the Winchester Discovery Centre Box Office from today, 15 April.  General sales and… Continue reading Winchester Poetry Festival Programme Launched

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Blogging for Winchester Poetry Festival 2016

Hot on the trails of my post about the joys of poetry festivals, I’m happy to tell you that I will be the official Blogger at this year’s Winchester Poetry Festival which will take place October 7 – 9. I will be posting my Festival Blogs on this site, as well as tweeting poetry snippets… Continue reading Blogging for Winchester Poetry Festival 2016