Few and Far Between: On the Trail of Britain’s Rarest Animals

Charlie Elder is on a mission. From endangered snakes to adorable dormice – this author will stop at nothing until he’s uncovered some of the rarest animals in the British Isles. Few and Far Between gives us a unique glimpse into the lives of our most secretive creatures, and the experts who are doing allContinue reading “Few and Far Between: On the Trail of Britain’s Rarest Animals”

Bad to Verse…

For those who follow the poetry news, it seems things aren’t going to plan at The Poetry Society… However, I’m seeing this as an incentive to get writing! I’m just printing off my poem, “Craft”, for the Elmet Trust poetry prize (closing date 15th July) and hopefully can send off a poem for the NationalContinue reading “Bad to Verse…”

The Big One: The Bridport Prize

Time to enter one of the most prestigious writing awards in the UK is running out! 30th June will be the last day to enter The Bridport Prize this year, so get sending! Poetry should be no more than 42 lines, short fiction no longer than 5,000 words, and flash fiction no more than 250 words. Entry fees rangeContinue reading “The Big One: The Bridport Prize”

Life equals poetry

I wanted to find a space where I could experiment with poetry, find new inspiration, and blog about the upcoming literary events. This seemed like the right place to do it! As a poet living in the dusty urban depths, inspiration only comes if you look hard enough. Here I’d like to explore what’s out there, and hopefullyContinue reading “Life equals poetry”