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Closing on the 31st March 2016...
Love Is In The Air Love is something that touches all our lives. Whether it comes from our family, friends, pets or that special someone. Whatever love means to you, share your thoughts with us in verse.
Life and Times Everyone has a story. Every person experiences the ups and downs, the happiness and heartbreak that make up life. Whatever your experience use the power of the verse to us the story that deserves to be told.
Slam host Mark Grist painstakingly went over our longlisted finalists in January and whittled the list down to only 30 finalists. These lucky 30 have all been invited to perform their poem at The Elgar Room, The Royal Albert Hall in April for the chance to win a pamphlet publishing package with Burning Eye Books.
Our Poetry Rivals publication is now in its final stages and will be printed and despatched from us by the end of March!
The 2016 York Literature Festival programme is the most diverse, and one of the best programmes yet. This year, nearly all of the contributors join the festival for the first time, and the claim 'there is something for everybody' is more true than ever. High profile names, a kids programme, comedy, writing workshops, poetry, feminism, trains, graphic novels and football - it's all here!
One family − three generations, each hiding a family secret.
Emma King: Wife, Mother and bored to death receptionist. Secrets and unexplained events turn Emma into a meddling super-sleuth. With a fast growing talent in accusing the innocent, Emma fails to spot a
life-threatening situation unfolding around her.
Her husband Paul - a quick witted 'accident-prone' construction worker has sustained as many injuries as his wife's faux pas. It's no accident, but a concealment that's about to tip the family over the edge.
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