On Monday this week distinguished poet Ruth Padel gave a reading in the Nottingham Poetry Festival 2020 from her new … More
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
‘The Past is a foreign country, they do things differently there.’ I went to school in the 1980s, before the … More
I’m the Learning and Participation Manager at The Poetry Society. Before that, I was Head of Programmes at The Poetry … More
I’m Richard, and I’m delighted to join the Young Poets’ Stories project as an administrator. I’ve worked with young people … More
We have added some new links on our writing resources page to Sam Winston’s Delicate Sight project. These explore creativity … More
It is certainly a strange world at the moment, even more so with the current Covid-19 pandemic, and whilst … More
We are launching a new page of poetry writing resources suitable for writers aged 11 and above.