Members Frances Galleymore and Robert Peake have poems forthcoming in both Issue 15 and Issue 16 of South Bank Poetry. The launch reading for Issue 15 will take place at the Poetry Café on April 18th at 8PM.
Congratulations, Frances and Robert!
Member Sarah Doyle’s poem “A Song of Springtime” has been published in Dawntreader, making this her third consecutive publication in the magazine. The poems is inspired by a J.W. Waterhouse painting of the same name.
Sarah also judged the Supporters of Alexandra Park Library poetry competition, and has launched a series of jazz-poetry events, The Sunday Edition, which she is co-hosting at the Dugdale Theatre in north London.
2013 is turning into a busy year already!
Member Annemarie Cooper’s collection The Flight of Birds, published by Soaring Penguin, will be launched at the Camden/Lumen Poetry Series in Camden on March 1st. Annemarie will read poems from the collection alongside two other poets. Annemarie also recently had two poems accepted in Dawntreader.
Well done, Annemarie!
Several members read poems at the Urban Harvest book launch reading, held at the Camden/Lumen Poetry Series. Books will also become available for ordering online shortly. Meanwhile, here are some photos from the evening.
Member Paul Stephenson’s poem “The Teenage Existential” won second place in the Troubadour International Poetry Prize. Paul read his poem at The Troubadour on Monday night and will receive £500 in prize money.
Well done, Paul. You can read his poem and all the other prize-winners on the Coffee-House Poetry website.
Members of Highage Poets will be reading at a variety of events in the London area this month.
Monday, March 12th at 7:30PM at Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House — Member Sarah Doyle will read alongside Carol Ann Duffy, Ruth O’Callaghan and other poets from Salisbury House. Unfortunately, this event has already SOLD OUT.
Sunday, March 18th at 3PM at Keats’ House, Hampstead — Member Diana Bishop will read a programme of her own poetry at Keats House, Hampstead, including work inspired from her tenure as the first Keats House Poet-in-Residence in 2011.