Poetry Interview with Robert Kiely

Robert Kiely Poet     Interview conducted by Sharron Green. Taster Session: Poetic Compaction (Getting Started with Short Poetry) Robert Kiely is the author of simmering of a declarative void (2020) and Incomparable Poetry, an essay on the financial crisis of 2007-8 and Irish literature (2020). Robert is currently Poet in Residence at the University of Surrey where he runs poetry workshops … More Poetry Interview with Robert Kiely

An Introduction to Instapoetry by Sharron Green

In recent years the definition of poetry has been broadened and democratised, just as barriers to and the mystique of it have dissolved. Since Instagram arrived in 2010 it has helped poets connect and build a poetry community, encouraging many to write who otherwise might not have considered it. Canadian, Rupi Kaur is credited with … More An Introduction to Instapoetry by Sharron Green

Amanda Gorman & Our Laureates Across the Pond – by Laurs Oakley

Inspired by Amanda Gorman’s incredible reading at the 2021 inauguration of President Biden, Laurs takes a look at the laureate programs we have in the UK. It seems I am not the only one in awe of Amanda Gorman and her poem, The Hill We Climb after her reading at the U.S president’s inauguration. The world has woken up to a … More Amanda Gorman & Our Laureates Across the Pond – by Laurs Oakley