WINNER of the Second Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest

I’ve won a competition! Yaay! OK, so it’s actually a competition for writing terrible poetry (on purpose, in case you thought this is my usual standard). The very wonderful Chelsea Owens has started a Weekly Terrible Poetry contest and it is a LOT of fun. This week’s topic was “Sour Grapes” and several budding poor poets immediately dived into the nearest barrel and began scraping. … Continue reading WINNER of the Second Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest

Poetry Competition Results: Interview with Leanne Moden

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Leanne Moden is a poet, performer, writer, workshop leader, compère and event organiser, currently living in Nottingham, and we asked her to judge our Poetry Competition. Thankfully, she said yes and also agreed to a little interview with Nick (our Chair) about her background, her tastes in poetry and her thoughts on the competition and winners. ? Tell us a bit… Continue reading Poetry Competition Results: Interview with Leanne Moden

Poetry Competition 2018

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We are pleased to announce the launch of our annual poetry competition on the theme of ‘FLIGHT’. The competition is open to all-comers with cash prizes for the top three, plus an extra prize for the top local poet. We’re delighted to have Leanne Moden as our judge and she will be announcing the winners at Knights Court in Newark… Continue reading Poetry Competition 2018

A (Nottinghamshire) Writer’s Spell

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 by Sue & Andy Vickers, Fosseway Writers Programme Secretaries ? Hocus pocus, pens in focus Fosseway magic now unfold! A ladleful of legends who’ve gone before us, Essence of Byron, unlock your gold. D H Lawrence, add sprinklings of ardour, Alan Sillitoe, a pinch of gritty drama. Word spirits lend your fire and passion, Let creative inspiration shape the stories we fashion. ? For… Continue reading A (Nottinghamshire) Writer’s Spell