A community site where writers post collections of short stories, poems or articles.
Apples & Snakes
For advice and support on all aspects of performance poetry in the South East.
Contemporary poetry/short literary fiction magazine on the look out for new writers.
Also includes an interview with Maggie Sawkins.
An audio archive of emerging poets
Hooked on Words
Hooked on Words aims to empower people to express themselves through the literary arts. It uses poetry and creative writing to promote motivation, well-being and social inclusion.
Organisation established in 1996 to promote the use of literary arts for well-being.
Poetry and performance in Lewes.
Mark C. Hewitt / Blank Productions
Interdisciplinary work with visual artists and photographers, video artists, composers, writers and performers.
New Writing South
An organisation aiming to create an environment in the south in which creative writers and new writing can flourish.
A showcase of contemporary poets.
Star and Crescent
For and by the people of Portsmouth – an independent news website with a wealth of creative writing.
A site designed to promote, showcase and inform people about Portsmouth and Southsea’s scene.
The Poetry Society
A charitable organisation founded in 1909 providing support, information and merchandise for specialists and the general public alike. Maggie Sawkins is the Poetry Society Stanza representative for Portsmouth and Havant.
Write Angle Poetry Cabaret
Based in Petersfield; held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.
Write Out Loud, the performance poetry web site for poets, organisers and audiences. Find poetry gigs and open mic poetry events near you.
The Zones of Avoidance website, written by Maggie Sawkins and directed by Mark C. Hewitt.
Local Writing Groups
Hooked on Words
Portsmouth Poetry Society
Portsmouth Writers’ Hub website: www.newwritingsouth.com
Tongues&Grooves in the Community is a member of the Good Mental Health Co-operative: www.goodmentalhealth.org.uk