Vacancy – Editor

Poetry Wales is seeking a new editor on the retirement of Zoë Skoulding after seven years in the role. If you have a vision for one of Britain’s leading poetry magazines – its contents, their delivery and marketing – we’d like to hear from you. Your first issue will be an historic one – vol. […]

Purple Moose Prize 2012

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT The winner of the Poetry Wales Purple Moose Poetry Prize 2012 has now been chosen! The judges have selected Maps and Love Song for Mina Loy by Joanne Ashcroft as the winner. Congratulations Joanne! The winning pamphlet will be published in January 2013 The two runners-up are: A Boat called Annalise by Lynne Hjelmgaard and […]

Protected: Poems: James Wilkes after Josquin des Prez

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The Hay Poetry Jamboree (click name to go to the website) celebrates its third birthday with another magnificent line-up of some of the best and most exciting poets on the contemporary scene, amongst them Allen Fisher, Carol Watts, Ralph Hawkins, Maggie O Sullivan, Sean Bonney and Kelvin Corcoran. Robert Sheppard delivers the academic lecture, Elysium […]

Purple Moose Prize 2011

Poetry Wales is delighted to be able to finally reveal the results of the 2011 Purple Moose Poetry Prize. As always, it’s been a challenge for our judges, Zoe Skoulding and (judging the prize for the first time) John Barnie, but they have decided on a winner. And the Winner is: Archimedes’ Principle by Rebecca […]

Radical Landscape Poetry

Palas Print Pendref Bangor High Street March 17th 6.30pm Launch of The Ground Aslant: Radical Landscape Poetry A new anthology from Shearsman Books edited by Harriet Tarlo With readings by: Harriet Tarlo Ian Davidson Zoe Skoulding In association with Poetry Wales Free, all welcome.

Granada International Poetry Festival

This February, Richard Gwyn represented Poetry Wales at Granada International Poetry Festival in Nicaragua.

First Thursday Pamphlet and Magazine Launch

Chapter Arts Centre, Canton, Cardiff Thursday, February 3, 7:30pm – 10:30pm This special PW launch in association with Seren’s First Thursday series features a reading from Welcome Back to the Country, Graham Clifford’s prizewinning entry in the Poetry Wales Purple Moose Pamphlet competition. Also reading will be Richard Gwyn, Lamorna Elmer, Patrick McGuinness and Zoe […]

Poetry Reading with Jasmine Donhaye

Blue Sky Café, High Street / Stryd Fawr, Bangor, Monday, January 31 · 8:00pm – 9:30pm PW in association with Bangor University’s School of English is pleased to welcome Jamsine Donahaye, editor of Planet and author of Self-Portrait as Ruth (Salt). Copies of the new issue of Poetry Wales will be on sale. It features […]