Latest articles tagged with ‘poetry’

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World Jam: Nottingham Goes Global

World Jam have been wowing audiences in Notts for some time, building a unique community with a global outlook

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World Poetry Day 2021: UNESCO Cities of Literature bring vibrancy and hope

For World Poetry Day 2021, twenty-three Cities of Literature are coming together to honour poets and celebrate one of humanity’s most treasured forms...

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Mandeep Johal: Understanding Through Fragmentation

With new ways of looking at old systems very much a germane issue, we meet poet Mandeep Johal who is using 'fragmentation' to explore women's...

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Black and Crazy Poetry: Refresh

In 2017, poet Lauren Nicole Whitter described on this site how her art comes from her experiences of being black and suffering from anxiety and...

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Finding Her Voice: Cleo Asabre-Holt on Libraries: #NottsLit5

Poet Cleo Asabre-Holt found her voice in Nottingham. In this piece she explains why libraries welcomed her to a new city

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Writer-in-Residence in South Korea #3: A Beautiful City?

Notts poet and writer Rory Waterman is currently in our fellow City of Literature, Bucheon, as writer-in-residence. In his third despatch from South...

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Writer-in-Residence in South Korea #2: Peering into the North

Earlier this year, Nottingham writer, poet and lecturer Rory Waterman was asked to go to our fellow City of Literature, Bucheon, in South Korea as a...

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Making Poetry From Pain: Guest Blog by Charlie-Dawn Sadler

Winner of the MyVoice Creative Writing Competition, Charlie-Dawn shares her perceptions about how pain and writing are intertwined.

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Rory Waterman Lands Residency in Bucheon, South Korea

One of our finest poets and writers has been selected for a very special residency.

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Verse Goes Viral

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (18th-24th May) , we asked beeston's Middle Street Resource Centre's poetry group to tell us how they are coping...

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Sunshine in Your Pocket: A Poetic Response To Lockdown

Lockdown has spurred many into action, using words to bring some light to others. We were very impressed by this from a local poet, who picked up her...

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A Book Launch In The Time Of COVID-19

During the Covid 19 crisis the traditional book launch is impossible. So how does a virtual launch compare - is this the new normal?

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