Thanks to you all again for your entries in this year’s competition. As you can tell from the two postponements of the judges’ announcement, the final decision was no easy one, reflecting the high standard of collections. However, the judges have made their decision: The winning entry is… ‘Welcome Back to the Country’ by Graham […]
Hay Poetry Jamboree ran from June 3rd-5th, at Oriel Contemporary Art Gallery in Hay-on-Wye, with readings, interactive events, lectures, art and film. Poetry Wales Editor Zoë Skoulding appeared on June 5th, with Randolph Healy, Ian Davidson, Jean Portante, Carol Watts, Kathryn Ashill, The Quantum Brothers, and more… Other performers over the three days included Robert […]
Thursday, May 6, 2010, Bangor: Poetry Wales is pleased to present a triple launch event at the Blue Sky Cafe, High Street, Bangor, 7:30pm. Admission free. * Camille Martin, a Toronto poet and collage artist with a Cajun/Acadian heritage, will be launching her new collection Sonnets (Shearsman). * Ian Davidson, Senior Lecturer in the School […]
14th-21st February 2010: Granada International Poetry Festival, Nicaragua
Monday Feb 8th 2010, London: Seren and Poetry Wales at The Troubadour, 7.30pm. Poets to be confirmed. More information from the Coffee House Poetry website.
Feb 4th 2010, Cardiff: ‘First Thursday’ at Chapter Arts Centre, 7.00pm. Editor Zoë Skoulding will read and introduce the latest issue of the magazine, with guest readers Peter Finch and Richard Gwyn, and an Open Mic session to round off the evening. More information on the Facebook page.
Monday Feb 1st 2010, Bangor: Blue Sky Cafe, 7.30pm. Zoë Skoulding will read with Ian Gregson. More information on the Facebook page.
Once again, thank you to all the entrants in the first Poetry Wales/Purple Moose Poetry Prize in 2009. After carefully considering all 136 entries, the judges (Zoë Skoulding and Patrick McGuinness) have chosen a winner: Precious Asses by ‘JCM’, whose real name is James Methven. Congratulations James! Go to the Purple Moose page for more […]