Hand-Written Keats Poem To Auction For £45,000

Hand-Written Keats Poem To Auction For £45,000

9.01.2013
A fragment of the only hand-written poem by John Keats known to remain in private hands is going under the hammer. Inspired by a walk...
Humankind Cannot Bear Very Much (More) Reality

Humankind Cannot Bear Very Much (More) Reality

7.01.2013
"Humankind cannot bear very much reality", suggested the poet TS Eliot many years ago. Well: I can't bear very much more right now. When...
Five American Poets to Watch in 2013

Five American Poets to Watch in 2013

1.01.2013
There are so many wonderful American poets who have not achieved the fame (or notoriety) sufficient to carry their names or poems across...
A Poem About Making Bread...

A Poem About Making Bread...

14.12.2012
Simon Mole is a London-based poet, emcee, and theatre maker and one part of the Chill Pill Collective. "A while back I noticed that my...

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

4.12.2012
When I got to the theatre Israel and Gaza were making the headlines and I was faced with protesters from both sides, searched as I entered...

You're So London

4.12.2012
You're old, but your ever-changing looks say otherwise, you're gorgeous - one could say you're addicted to plastic surgery; I've always...

EP Review: Autistic Pieces - Autistic Pieces EP

1.12.2012
When it comes to poetry and music combining together, it either turns out to be a great exploration resulting in a beautiful sound or just...

The Legacy of the Year of the Short Story?

30.11.2012
2012 was declared the year of the short story and back in March I wrote an article exploring the immediate repercussions of such a statement....
Happy Birthday William Blake! The Poet And Artist's Words And Pictures

Happy Birthday William Blake! The Poet And Artist's Words And Pictures

Alice E. Vincent  28.11.2012
Good old William Blake. If the vision-seeing, prophetic poetry writing, mildly bonkers poet and artist were still alive today, he would...
Jeremy Toombs Performs 'The Alleppey Express'

Jeremy Toombs Performs 'The Alleppey Express'

22.11.2012
Jeremy Toombs is a poet and teacher living and working in Bristol, where he also regularly performs at poetry slams and spoken work events....
Tortured Poet Edward Thomas Brought To Life: The Dark Earth And The Light Sky (REVIEW)

Tortured Poet Edward Thomas Brought To Life: The Dark Earth And The Light Sky (REVIEW)

Matthew Tucker  19.11.2012
Muddy ploughed fields, crisp clear mornings and all the birds of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire - a profound love affair with the English...
Watch Angry Poet's Brilliant Defense Of Cyclists (VIDEO)

Watch Angry Poet's Brilliant Defense Of Cyclists (VIDEO)

14.11.2012
Sam Berkson - or 'Angry Sam' as he's known on the circuit - is one of London's best-known and admired performance poets, the host of lauded...

Emma Ward Performs 'Trains'

Sam Parker  12.11.2012
Emma Ward, 18, was recently selected to appear in Rhyming Thunder, a collection of work by young poets. She performs in Bristol at Arts...
TS Eliot's Widow Dies Aged 86

TS Eliot's Widow Dies Aged 86

11.11.2012
Valerie Eliot, the widow and literary executor of poet TS Eliot, has died at the age of 86. The poet's estate said she died on Friday...