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The World of Poetry Publishing
The Verb

A must for those who submit poetry and fiction to presses and magazines - the Verb takes a deep dive into the language of the poetry publishing world. It's a vibrant landscape, with publishers like Carcanet celebrating 50 years in business, and a whole host of smaller presses and magazine publishers thriving both online and in print.

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Common People
an anthology of working-class writers

Common People, edited by Kit de Waal is an anthology celebrating working class fiction, poetry and memoir…. from the woman at the bus stop, the hairdresser, the waiter…

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I Did React Lytisha Tunbridge

Poem commissioned for, and recorded during rehearsal of, Sticks and Stones, a play by Lucy Greaves, depicting the effects of Hate Crime on people with Learning Disabilities.

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Poetry reading at City Arts Stuart Whomsley

Three poems: The silent letters, Vegetable names, Old timetables

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Essex Lion Luke Wright

In 2012 a group of campers in Clacton, Essex thought they spotted a lion in a neighbouring field. They didn't of course, lions aren't native to north-east Essex. It turns out they saw a cat, a cat called Teddy Bear

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Everything You Have Ever Lost Joelle Taylor

Joelle Taylor is an award winning spoken word artist, poet, playwright and author. She has performed across the UK as well as internationally for the British Council (Zimbabwe, Brazil, Botswana) taking in a diverse range of venues from the 100 Club, the 02 Arena, the Royal Festival Hall and Ronnie Scott’s to the Royal Court, the Globe, the ICA, Buckingham Palace and various prisons including Pentonville and Holloway.

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Dancing through life with a word for each step.

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DIY Poets
Check out the back issues of the DIY Poets Magazine.

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For the Love of George

 An adaptation of the monologue that was a critical success at the Edinburgh Festival 2000. It follows the experience of a woman trapped in violent marriage and her relationship with George and biology.

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