The 2015 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion, Sudanese-American poet and activist, Emtithal ‘Emi’ Mahmoud once again echoes the voices of the dispossessed at the 2021 climate summit in Scotland. The incredible ‘Emi’, whom took home the crown of World Poetry Champion in Washington, D.C., six years ago, is back with her palpably impassioned and thought-provokingContinue reading “World Poetry Slam Champion Shares Urgent Address at Climate Summit in Scotland”
Category Archives: Poetry
Five Poetry Competitions You Should Know About!
Here is a list of five poetry competitions you can enter now to win great cash prizes and the chance to have your poetry published: 1. Anthology Poetry Award 2021: Entries are now open for the Anthology Poetry Award, but be quick because the deadline is fast approaching. Poets have until the 31st October toContinue reading “Five Poetry Competitions You Should Know About!”
Caleb Femi Among Forward Prizes Winners 2021
It’s been a great year for arts and culture as we recover from the pandemic, and it’s been an even better year for poet Caleb Femi as he wins Best First Collection for his poetry publication, Poor. The 28 year-old poet, film-maker, and photographer from London has been praised for his debut poetry collection byContinue reading “Caleb Femi Among Forward Prizes Winners 2021”
The Vortex Has Reopened!
Hold onto your seats and get ready to be blown away because on the 31st October, FLO Vortex makes its long-awaited return! Hosted by the multi-platinum, award-winning singer, songwriter and poet, Natalie “The Floacist” Stewart, FLO Vortex became an instant success following its inception in 2014. Since then, the Vortex has welcomed poets, rappers andContinue reading “The Vortex Has Reopened!”
Word Up & The RPO Create Magic In Wembley Park At Wemba’s Dream Festival
Last week, hundreds of shoppers at the London Designer Outlet based next to Wembley Stadium enjoyed the poetry showcase developed by Word Up and local poets from Brent, alongside the magnificent Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the Wemba’s Dream festival. The fifteen minute poetry performance that featured at the festival took you through aContinue reading “Word Up & The RPO Create Magic In Wembley Park At Wemba’s Dream Festival”
Exploring Beyond The Poetry With Poetics
We enjoyed panels and poetry to explore the meaning behind the words at the new Poetics event by @kilhapoetry.
ATLS Word On The Street’s Debut Event Success
ATL’s Word On The Street by poet @aichatherese launches with a bang!
What You Should Know About Our Women’s Poetry Brunch
Wonderful food, drink and poetry, what more could you ask for? Our Women’s Poetry Brunch is a breath of fresh air as the weather gets warmer and the world opens up again. Perfect timing for any poetry fans that would like to forget the lockdown, and start socialising in an intimate setting. Sharing our experiencesContinue reading “What You Should Know About Our Women’s Poetry Brunch”
Five Ways To Boost Your Audience As A Creative
Every creative has an audience and here are five simple ways to capitalise on it.
The Women Behind Wordplay
Exploring the women behind the launch of Wordplay & Flow.