Latest articles tagged with ‘poetry’

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Nottingham Poetry Festival – a brief look at the dazzling line up

It's back! In just a few short weeks, Nottingham Poetry Festival will be highlighting our home-grown talent while attracting the cream of...

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Celebrating World Poetry Day

Today (21st March) is World Poetry Day, so we are celebrating in style by sending our Young Poet Laureate to a huge event in our fellow City of...

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Barcelona: t'estimem!

​After a long and dreary January, Nottingham City of Literature entered February with renewed vigour; in part to UNESCO’s City in Focus campaign...

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The Envelope: A Summer in Nottingham

Donal Fogarty teaches English in the UK and Colombia. On a recent visit to Nottingham, he was so inspired by our City of Literature he sent us this...

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Response blog To PN Review’s ‘The Cult of the Noble Amateur’

A 'scathing' critique of Hollie McNish, and by extension, a new generation of poets, has caused a stir in and beyond the poetry community. Our Young...

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A Nottingham Poem For a Royal Couple

Our Young Poet Laureate has penned a poem for the royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, to be gifted to the couple today.

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Black and Crazy Poetry

Lauren Whitter describes how her art comes from her experiences of being black and suffering from anxiety and depression.

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Raining Upwards: A Night With Henry Normal.

Nottingham Poetry Festival Founder, Nottingham City of Lit Patron and BAFTA-winning decamped local hero Henry Normal was in town last week...

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Announcing the shortlist for Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

The shortlist of 4 local poets was selected by a panel of five judges from 18 submissions for the position of Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate.

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Buzzword: A Poem For Beeston by Jade Moore

Does anything rhyme with Beeston? As you’ve probably heard by now, The Beestonian is on the search for a poem for Beeston, which has thrown up the...

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Poetry for the Mind

We meet with a community poetry group where poetry is a pleasure and a therapy.

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Poetry and Workhouses

We recently previewed the fantastic Southwell Workhouse Poetry event at the Inspire Poetry Festival. Here, Carol Williams tells us more about how...

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