Posts tagged as "Poetry"

World Poetry Day 2024
World Poetry Day 2024
World Poetry Day is coming soon! On 21st March, our Youth Advisory Board will be marking the day wit...
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Exploring the Land of Fire and Ice
Exploring the Land of Fire and Ice
Elle Jacobson discusses the inspirations for her poetry and her recent visit to Iceland...
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When Words Were Magic: Opening The Ox House
When Words Were Magic: Opening The Ox House
When you read, do you pay attention to letters’ shapes, how they carve the white space around them...
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Meet the Youth Advisory Board: Zach Omitowoju
Meet the Youth Advisory Board: Zach Omitowoju
Zach Omitowoju tells us about his time on our Youth Advisory Board and the friends and opportunities...
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‘If I can’t write then I’m not going to be real’: Poet Neal Pike Reflects on His Career and Identity as a Writer
‘If I can’t write then I’m not going to be real’: Poet Neal Pike Reflects on His Career and Identity as a Writer
When the world is forever trying to force you into a box, how does a writer with a disability shape ...
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Words on the Street: Reimagining Carrington Street
Words on the Street: Reimagining Carrington Street
The street often known as 'Gateway to Nottingham' has, with the demise of Broadmarsh, radically chan...
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Jai Verma: Half a Century Bringing Cultures Closer
Jai Verma: Half a Century Bringing Cultures Closer
Jai Verma has spent over five decades bringing cultures closer. We take a closer look....
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Sky Mirror Writing Competition: Winner
Sky Mirror Writing Competition: Winner
A wonderful poem by Gail Webb, which was selected by judges as a winner in the Sky Mirror poetry com...
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Launching the Letters of Solidarity Anthology
Launching the Letters of Solidarity Anthology
2020 was a challenging year for us all. Here at Nottingham City of Literature, we used that time to ...
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World Poetry Day 2021: UNESCO Cities of Literature bring vibrancy and hope
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...
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World Jam: Nottingham Goes Global
World Jam: Nottingham Goes Global
World Jam have been wowing audiences in Notts for some time, building a unique community with a glob...
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Mandeep Johal: Understanding Through Fragmentation
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...
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Black and Crazy Poetry: Refresh
Black and Crazy Poetry: Refresh
In 2017, poet Lauren Nicole Whitter described on this site how her art comes from her experiences of...
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Finding Her Voice: Cleo Asabre-Holt on Libraries: #NottsLit5
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 welcom...
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Writer-in-Residence in South Korea #3: A Beautiful City?
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 write...
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