In Search of My Father 2017 Writing Project

In Search of My Father 2017 Writing Project
In Search of My Father, 2017 writing project supported by The National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

TIME FOR POETRY

I have been reading and studying a lot of poetry recently for my amusement and education.  Here are the four books currently on the go.

Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia by Damian Smyth
Templar

Yellow Tulips

Yellow Tulips by James Fenton
Faber & Faber

New Selected Poems

New Selected Poems by Carol Ann Duffy
Penguin


For education purposes, I have gone back to basics and read (with active participation in the writing exercises), this guide:

Write Poetry and Get it Published: Teach Yourself

Write Poetry (And Get It Published) by Matthew Sweeney & John Hartley Williams.
Teach Yourself

Some interesting new ideas (and hopefully completed work) coming out of the JC head (2 pieces have been accepted already for publication).

Happy to receive, review and promote new poetry books on this site.







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