Verve Poetry Press are accepting collection and pamphlet manuscripts from Sunday the 17th of May until Saturday on the 20th of June. There is no fee. Wild Pressed Books are open for pamphlet length manuscripts of prose or poetry until the 30th of June. They do ask for you to purchase one of their titles … Continue reading No Fee Manuscript Submission Calls
1, Tell us about you, and your writing (themes, influences etc.) I’m a Nottingham based performance poet and event organiser. I spent the best part of a decade writing poems I barely showed to anybody, before starting a now defunct poetry blog in 2011 and nervously taking to the stage for the first time in … Continue reading 4 Questions with Martin Grey.
I Carried a Watermelon Katy Brand Published by HQ October 2019 Kindle, Hardback, Paperback, Audio link I bloody love Dirty Dancing. I think it’s an amazing film. I had a crush on both Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze as a teenager. Katy Brand writes in her book how the film has impacted her life … Continue reading My Thoughts on I Carried a Watermelon by Katy Brand
1, Tell us about you, and your writing (themes, influences etc.) I have been concerned about the environment since I read Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring as a teenager. I also worked on the national staff of the first Earth Day in 1970. In April it will be the fiftieth anniversary of … Continue reading 4 Questions with Sam Love.