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Better Houses, Book Launch, Kate Noakes, London, Loud Music Makes You Drive Faster, Mark Blayney, Poetry, reading, Susie Wild, The Filthy Quiet, The Poetry Cafe -

Kate Noakes' seventh poetry collection The Filthy Quiet launched at The Poetry Cafe in London on World Poetry Day this week, with an appreciative audience of poets and poetry lovers and flowing Côtes du Rhône. Mark Blayney (Loud Music Makes you Drive Faster) and Susie Wild (Better Houses) brought both filth and quiet in their support sets before the queen of the night, Kate Noakes, read from her deeply personal autobiographical new collection to much applause and subsequent book sales and signings. The Filthy Quiet explores the pain of losing a long-built life and the joys of exploring a new one. This...

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poetry, polar bears, Rhian Elizabeth, workshop -

Rhian Elizabeth will be the guest writer at Story Care & Share in Llanelli on the 13th of Feb 2019:  

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Baltic poetry, Baltic Series, Baltics, Latvian Poetry, Parthian Baltic, Poetry, Poetry in Translation, Translation -

We are ushering in 2019 with some great translation news. Latvian poet Krišjānis Zeļģis, who was part of the Parthian Baltic series with his memorable collection Beastshas been translated to Catalan. Bèsties is now available from Curbet Edicions. 

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competition, pamphlet, Poetry -

What is a poetry pamphlet? How many poems should be included and what is the difference between a pamphlet, a chapbook and a collection?

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New Welsh Review, Poetry, Reviews, Rhian Elizabeth, the last polar bear on earth -

"Rhian Elizabeth’s The Last Polar Bear on Earth is one fourth of a new poetry quartet published by Parthian this autumn. A lone polar bear graces the cover, rearing up to better regard the star-speckled inky night sky. Nothing to do with the environment, or indeed bears, the collection’s title rather represents loneliness, isolation, desolation. Just some of the feelings that Elizabeth is familiar with in her experiences of love and illness, as she navigates the minefields of dating and Multiple Sclerosis, laying bare about abusive relationships, being a mother and having a debilitating illness. As the blurb succinctly puts...

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