On Monday this week distinguished poet Ruth Padel gave a reading in the Nottingham Poetry Festival 2020 from her new … More
Experiment with writing fibs or atomic poems by using the atomic poetry generator. The generator draws on the Fibonacci sequence, found in the natural world, to determine the word count and line structure of your poem.
Erin Blaney is an A level student at Bilborough College in Nottingham. She wrote her Piece on Pandemic poem very recently. We think she captures in such a spare and thought-provoking way the strange uncertainties and contradictory feelings of the times that she is living through.
During what has been a very strange July and August 2020 for everyone we have really enjoyed interviewing our sample … More
For many young people, their only exposure to poetry is through their English teacher. Reading and analysing poetry … More
I’m the Learning and Participation Manager at The Poetry Society. Before that, I was Head of Programmes at The Poetry … More
The Foyle Young Poets winners (and highly commended poets) have been coming to The Hurst, Arvon’s writing centre in Shropshire, … More
We have added some new links on our writing resources page to Sam Winston’s Delicate Sight project. These explore creativity … More
Thank you to all those lovely Foyle Young Poets who have signed up to participate in our Young Poets’ Stories … More
We are launching a new page of poetry writing resources suitable for writers aged 11 and above.