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highgate-poets1 Highgate Poets is a group of North London poets who meet monthly to share poems, give feedback and socialise. The group was founded in 1977 and has published an anthology of member poems every other year since then. Our latest anthology, Naming The Clouds, was published April 2017.

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Jack Cooper Commended in Mary Wollstonecraft Challenge

Mary Wollstonecraft was a groundbreaking Enlightenment philosopher. She wrote the first English language call for the equality of the sexes, and became the world’s first female war correspondent when she traveled to France to report on the “Reign of Terror”.

Bee Rowlett asked poets to respond to one of Mary’s quotes, Jack choosing “I am the first of a new genus!” for his poem Origins.

Read Jack’s poem and a lively account of Mary’s life here.

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