Poetry Aloud

This week I've been hearing as well as reading poetry. I was one of the judges of the Poetry by Heart competition at St Augustine's Catholic College, Trowbridge, a local secondary school. Poetry by Heart is a national competition in which school pupils aged 14 - 18 learn and recite poems by heart. Schools hold … Continue reading Poetry Aloud

Writing against the clock

In a bid to be productive, to keep you updated about what I'm up to and to fulfil my goal of writing a post a week on this blog, I'm writing this article with the clock ticking.  More specifically, I'm using the timer app on my iPhone and when the 15 minutes are up, that's it! (3 … Continue reading Writing against the clock

Goss and O’Brien reading at Transatlantic Poetry

Something to look forward to this coming Sunday, 31st August - Rebecca Goss and Dan O'Brien will be reading as part of the Transatlantic Poetry Series.  Details here.  The reading starts at 8pm BST / 3pm EDT / Noon PDT. Both poets have sent work to my poetry site, And Other Poems.  Rebecca's poem 'Repossession' is  here and her … Continue reading Goss and O’Brien reading at Transatlantic Poetry