Are you a poetry guerrilla? Let’s talk tactics!

There's a poem in the Imaginarium called 'The Poetry Guerrilla'. You can listen to me reading it here: You can also read the poem on the National Poetry Day website at nationalpoetryday.co.uk/poem/the-poetry-guerrilla At this point it's important not to confuse a poetry guerrilla with a poetry gorilla. So what exactly are we talking about here? Guerrilla poetry …

‘The Poetry Guerrilla’ on National Poetry Day website

The National Poetry Day website has shared a selection of poems and poetry books for everyone to read and enjoy, featuring “some of the best contemporary poetry available in the UK”. National Poetry Day 2020 will take place on 1st October and this year's theme is Vision: See It Like a Poet. I’m thrilled to have a poem …

My favourite children’s poetry books on PoetryRoudabout.com

It’s like the radio show Desert Island Discs but instead of discs, think poetry, and instead of radio, think online. Liz Brownlee’s PoetryRoundabout webzine features a series of children’s poets asked to give a selection of their favourite children’s poetry books. I’m 12th in the series. Every poet is allowed 5-8 choices, one of which can be …

Interview on Roger Stevens’ The Poetry Zone

Since 1998, The Poetry Zone webzine – created by renowned children’s poet Roger Stevens – has published around 30,000 poems by children and teenagers, poets and other adults, and is widely used by teachers as a fun way of teaching poetry in schools. In ‘Poets Talk’ the site features interviews with “some of our (and hopefully your) favourite poets”. …