Skip navigation to main content

All News

International

Romanian Summer Diary 4

Sunday 22nd July--The summer school runs for two stretches of nine days and this weekend is a working one. Some…

Read more
International

Romanian Summer Diary 3

Wednesday 18th July, The Anglo-Romanian Dream I. The summer school is in full swing and truth is in the mouths…

Read more
Literature

The Book of Hopes and Dreams

Dee Rimbaud made contact recently about The Book Of Hopes And Dreams, a charity poetry anthology, published to raise money…

Read more
International

Romanian Summer Diary 2

17 July 2007--‘Fresh knickers!’ was the unilateral shout heard last night in Grill 66 as exultant girls flung aside their…

Read more
Literature

Famous Poems as Limericks

Boing Boing, the self-styled "directory of wonderful things" posted a link yesterday to a collection of limericks based on famous…

Read more
International

Romanian Summer Diary 1

Sunday 15th July – one whole hot afternoon and several minutes neatly taken down by my friends before the start…

Read more
Literature

Recommended Reads: Poppy Shakespeare

I have just finished reading Poppy Shakespeare by Clare Allen. Set in a North London day hospital, Allen draws on…

Read more
Calderstones

Get Into Reading Gets Into TV

Get Into Reading's Ridgeway Library group will be appearing on BBC 4 tonight in a brand new literary show. The…

Read more
Literature

Issue 26 of The Reader magazine out now

Issue 26 highlights include: • New poetry by Connie Bensley, Angela Leighton, Howard Wright, Mark Leech, Mike Hoy, Nicola Daly…

Read more
Literature

First Annual Troubadour Poetry Prize

Angela Macmillan has drawn my attention to the first annual Troubadour Poetry Prize, judged by Helen Dunmore and David Constantine.…

Read more
Literature

Harry Potter and the Double-Edged Sword

The release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21st concludes one of the best-selling and most controversial…

Read more
Literature

The Rushdie Knighthood

Over at the Kenyon Review blog Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky has written a provocative post reflecting on the implications of Salman Rushdie's…

Read more

Contact us

Get in touch and be part of the story
You can also speak to us on: 0151 729 2200
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.