Publication for Valentina Kotsuba

Valentina’s poem With the First Cockerel has been selected to be published in The Fabler magazine – a literary outlet founded by an expatriate living in Moscow.

The poem is part of the Flashbacks collection about her childhood memories, and hence features Russian cultural references. Childhood is one of the closest and dearest themes to the poet, upon which she embarked after reading Seamus Heaney.

Congratulations Valentina!

Jonathan Totman joint winner of IOTA SHOT Pamphlet Award

Member Jonathan Totman has jointly won the 2018 IOTA SHOT Pamphlet Award. His debut pamphlet, Explosives Licence, will be published by Templar Poetry in the coming months, with a launch on June 3rd at Keats House in Hampstead. The title poem will also appear in the anthology Best New British and Irish Poets 2018 (Eyewear Publishing). Jonathan is giving a reading at Needlewriters in Lewes, East Sussex, next month.

Highgate Poets Publishes New Anthology

We are delighted to announce the publication of our 28th anthology,  Naming The Clouds. Edited by Anne Ballard, Susanne Lansman and Anna Meryt, the anthology contains a selection of poems from each of our members.

The anthology will be launched at The Big Green Bookshop, Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, Wood Green, N22 6BG on Thursday, April 20th 2017 at  7pm.  Join us for wine, music and poetry!

Highgate Poets first to be published in new pamphlet series from Rafael Q Publishers

Rafael Q Publishers have now published three Highgate Poets in the first volumes of their RQpoetry pamphlets series: Miriam Halahmy, Anne Ballard and Vicky Olliver. For further information about this series, or to obtain copies of their books, please contact the poets through this website.rq-pamphlets

Vicky Olliver’s Debut Pamphlet Published by Rafael Q Publishers

Vicky Olliver joins Miriam Halahmy and Anne Ballard with A Handful of Clouds, Darkening, her first poetry pamphlet and Volume 3 in the RQ poetry pamphlets series from Rafael Q Publishers. vicky-pamphlet

“These poems are universal in their specificity, unsentimental in their compassion, infused with poignancy and childlike fascination. Here is the stuff of poetry.”

– Robert Peake, author of ‘The Knowledge.’

 For a copy of the pamphlet you can contact Vicky on vickyfolliver@gmail.com