Thank you to everyone who has entered Poetry Rivals this year. Entries are currently with our editorial team and our finalists will be announced in February 2016.
From everyone at Forward Poetry we hope you and your loved ones have a fantastic Christmas and New Year!
Christmas Opening Hours...
Friday 18th December- Open 8am to 11.45am Christmas Eve - Open 8am to 12pm Christmas Day - Closed Boxing Day - Closed Monday 28th December - Closed Tuesday 29th December - Open 8am to 5.30pm Wednesday 30th December - Open 8am to 5.30pm Thursday 31st December - Open 8am to 12pm New Year's Day - Closed Monday 4th January - Open 8am to 5.30pm
An Ode To... An ode is typically written in praise of, or as a dedication, to someone or something that captures the poet's interest or is an inspiration for their ode. Get your pen to paper and dedicate a poem.
We are very excited to announce that The Great British Write Off shortlist is now featured on our website! Please come and take a look at the top five from each country. The overall winners will be announced in January 2016.
With Burns night on the 25th January why not come and take a look at our free online workshops. We have workshops to help you write your own Epistle poem, a Butterfly Cinquain poem, different types of Ode poems and lots more!
Join Apples and Snakes for an explosive mix of spoken word, hosted by Malaika Kegode.
Featuring Rob Auton, recently crowned by the Guardian as "The Brian Cox of Comedy" his, thinking shows, filled with poetic wonderment, come to life with comically sophisticated, somewhat surreal performances. With support from Antosh Wojcik, currently resident artist at The Roundhouse, and a member of London-based poetry collectives Kid Glove and Burn After Reading.
When: Sunday 10 January, 7.30pm
Where: The Bike Shed Theatre, 162/3 Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT
If you have written a book and have always dreamt of having it published, why not consider self-publishing? Spiderwize makes the process simple, straightforward and successful! It all starts with a free Spiderwize manuscript evaluation, so why not get in touch with Laura or Hayley and discuss your options today?
This is the story of Daisy who turned rebellion into an art form; quite literally on one occasion when she endures the pain of an illegal tattoo with hilarious consequences. Her substance abuse and wild behaviour lead to a chain of events which change her life forever when Daisy finds herself packed off to America to experience Wilderness Therapy...
We include a poetry or creative writing event each issue as well as feature a poetry book. If you'd like your event or book to be featured, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include details of your event or book. It's a great way to share news and raise poets' profiles with a friendly audience. Feel free to pass this information on to a friend or relative who may find this of interest!