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Featured Poem: The Stone Beach

In the last of our poetry recommendations for this week Reader outreach worker and Reader Online editor Katie Peters chooses…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival: Eric Hobsbawm

I have just heard Eric Hobsbawm, amongst the first of the speakers at this year's festival, talking at length about…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival: The Inner Sanctum

In the first of her reports from the Cheltenham Literature Festival Jen Tomkins picks up her press pack and gets…

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Featured Poem: Morning Mudslinging

Marion Leibl has chosen 'Morning Mudslinging' by Erich Fried as our featured poem for today. She writes: 'Sometimes I meet…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival

The time has come for me to leave The Reader office, pack my bags and head to Cheltenham for this…

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Reader Editor Philip Davis on BBC Radio 3

Tomorrow (Friday October 5) Philip Davis, editor of The Reader magazine, is going to be talking with Ian Macmillan about…

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Featured Poem: The Dream

Today is National Poetry Day and this year its focus is dreams, a subject that poets (and readers alike) are…

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Sean O’Brien Wins the Forward Poetry Prize

Sean O'Brien has become the first person to win the Forward Poetry Prize three times, picking up the £10,000 poobah…

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Recommended Reads: Stuart … A Life backwards

This recommendation is posted by Sara Pendergast, writer, painter, working in Washington State. Stuart ... A Life Backwards: Alexander Masters’…

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Featured Poem: Hamatreya

So it's my turn to recommend a poem and I choose 'Hamatreya' by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson is better known…

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Author Readings and Workshops Near Liverpool

Manchester-based publisher Comma Press is promoting a new book of short stories entitled Elsewhere: Stories From Small Town Europe and…

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Featured Poem: The Lake Isle of Innisfree

ReaderOnline contributor Siobhan Chapman has recently returned to teaching after a year's sabbatical to write a book. Judging by her…

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