Fokkina McDonnell, Polly Atkin, Suzannah V Evans, Jennifer Lee Tsai & Hannah Hodgson win Northern Writers’ Awards

All five recipients of this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards for Poetry are Poetry Society Members: Fokkina McDonnell, Polly Atkin, Suzannah V Evans, Jennifer Lee Tsai and Hannah Hodgson. Established in 2000 by New Writing North, the Northern Writers’ Awards supports work-in-progress by new, emerging and established writers across the North of England. The Awards support […]

Yes! It is January and that means it is TS Eliot Prize readings time! 24 Jan is the date for your diary! twitter.com/tseliotprize/s…

Such freezing weather is like a hand lightly pressed against grey water. Hands will not break it since there’s little there to break only this pale light which is about to turn into something darker. We should wake from it. Give us our white nights. Retweeted by The Poetry Society

Now you're telling me You're not nostalgic Then give me another word for it You who are so good with words And at keeping things vague Because I need some of that vagueness now Happy 80th birthday Joan Baez Diamonds and Rust

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Winter is good - his Hoar Delights Italic flavor yield - To Intellects inebriate With Summer, or the World - Generic as a Quarry And hearty - as a Rose - Invited with asperity But welcome when he goes. Emily Dickinson

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