Literature Left Us Out So We Created A Poetry Collective For Women Of Colour

Literature Left Us Out So We Created A Poetry Collective For Women Of Colour

Rachel Long  10.03.2017
This was frightening. In every story I was a little white girl. I had blonde pigtails, I had the bluest eyes, so blue that 'sometimes...
Trump, Tennyson, And Power In 2017

Trump, Tennyson, And Power In 2017

Alex Murtough  17.02.2017
Head to Charing Cross Road, work your way through the buzz of people and languages, and then take a right just before you tail towards...
Literature And Language In Action

Literature And Language In Action

Farida Ahmed  3.02.2017
As a private tutor and mentor to young people, I am always looking for ingenious ways to truly connect with students to make teaching and...
We Are All Dateable. We All Need Love

We Are All Dateable. We All Need Love

Shaine Singer  23.01.2017
The title can be a bit controversial, but when 'The Undateables' sign knocks off the 'Un' with cupid's arrow it shows we are all dateable....
Dad Finds His Daughter's Poem And We Could All Learn Something From Her Words

Dad Finds His Daughter's Poem And We Could All Learn Something From Her Words

Amy Packham  19.01.2017
Seeing the world through a child’s eyes can often give us a fresh perspective on life and what really matters. This dad found...
Change The Way You See Yourself, To Beat Creative Block

Change The Way You See Yourself, To Beat Creative Block

Leila Johnston  16.01.2017
The best thing when you're feeling creatively blocked, in my experience, is anything. Leave your immediate surroundings and make yourself...
When Muslim Women Are 'Lyrically Speaking'

When Muslim Women Are 'Lyrically Speaking'

Adama Juldeh Munu  28.12.2016
These are exciting times; I am fortunate to surround myself with artistic and strong Muslim women who evade these misconstrued perceptions...
What Is Protest?

What Is Protest?

Deanna Rodger  19.12.2016
Deanna Rodger is a spoken word artist and the course tutor for a Protest Poetry project for 16-25 year olds at the Roundhouse, London....

Owen Jones And Kate Tempest: Wake Up And Love More

Kate Wyver  12.12.2016
"too concerned with their own thoughts to think about the weather But we see clouds like furious ink Thick liquid sinks and whips the wind Pitch...
Listen To Leonard Cohen, Stephen Fry And Others Read WW1 Poetry

Listen To Leonard Cohen, Stephen Fry And Others Read WW1 Poetry

Sarah Ann Harris  11.11.2016
Millions will gather today and over the weekend to remember members of the armed forces who have given their lives in the line of duty. Friday...
What Is Religion?

What Is Religion?

Alice Carder  17.10.2016
"What is reli-gion?" Shaykh Babikir asks, his thick Sudanese accent curling the word out over his bottom lip. "Man creates religion to...
Why It's A Good Thing Bob Dylan Won The Nobel

Why It's A Good Thing Bob Dylan Won The Nobel

Leah Broad  15.10.2016
The power of Dylan's lyrics comes from the fact that they are precisely that -- they are part of his songs. Awarding the prize to someone...
Bob Dylan's Deserved Nobel Prize For Literature

Bob Dylan's Deserved Nobel Prize For Literature

Dan Einav  15.10.2016
To celebrate Bob Dylan's much deserved Nobel Prize for Literature I've chosen some of my favourite lines from his poems below. If you're...
Test Your Knowledge With Our Literary Quiz On National Poetry Day

Test Your Knowledge With Our Literary Quiz On National Poetry Day

Sarah Ann Harris  6.10.2016
National Poetry Day kicked off on Thursday with the Prince of Wales reading a poem by Seamus Heaney. Prince Charles read the late poet’s...