Latest articles tagged with ‘poetry’

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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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Danica's Poetry

One of our Young Ambassadors has been writing poetry!

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Young Voices Making Their Mark on the World: Panya's Blog

The Young Voices project takes poets into schools to work with Year 6 children and help them express themselves through creative writing. Panya...

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Young Voices Gaining Confidence: Aly's Blog

A guest blog from prize-winning writer Aly Stoneman who has been working with two groups of Year Sixes on the Young Voices project. Hear about how...

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