The Winners: First, Second and Third Prize Winning Poems and Commentaries

Tongues&Grooves Prose Poem Competition 2018 First, Second and Third Prize-winning Poems with Commentaries from the judge, Michael Loveday   Patricia Millner – First Prize Bird Count, November Today we went to count the waders. Once a month the BTO records their numbers on every river and shore.  So at first light we hefted our telescopes out into icy drizzle. The mudflats sucked and wobbled as … Continue reading The Winners: First, Second and Third Prize Winning Poems and Commentaries

Results of the Tongues&Grooves Prose Poem Competition 2018

We are pleased to announce the winner of 2018 Prose Poem Competition is Patricia Millner for her poem Bird Count, November Second Prize: Anne Caldwell – Crossroads Third Prize: Josh Ekroy – The Cave on the Moon Read the judge’s report here Highly Commended Poems Clare Best – When He Says Yes When She Says No Jinny Fisher – Make Way for the Golf Carts … Continue reading Results of the Tongues&Grooves Prose Poem Competition 2018

THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE – Creative Writing Workshop

Saturday 17th February 2018 2 – 4.30pm 20 places Menuhin Theatre, Third Floor, Portsmouth Central Library £6 – TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM E mail: hookedonwords@gmail.com THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE – Creative Writing Workshop In what ways does a prose poem differ from flash fiction? Is a prose poem just a poem without the line breaks? Do labels even matter? In the words of Gertrude Stein: … Continue reading THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE – Creative Writing Workshop

August 2017: Fifty Ways to Fly

FIFTY WAYS TO FLY TWO POETRY WORKSHOPS THURSDAY 10 AUGUST with MAGGIE SAWKINS 7 PM – 9.30PM SATURDAY 12 AUGUST with DENISE BENNETT 2PM – 4.30PM CATHEDRAL INNOVATION CENTRE 63 St Thomas’s Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HA £10 for one workshop £15 for both workshops Come along and explore the different ways you can fly, with or without wings!  Denise and Maggie will lead you through writing … Continue reading August 2017: Fifty Ways to Fly