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IN IT TO WIN IT: THE POETRY COMPETITION BUSINESS

There are more of them all the time. How do you win them? How do you CHOOSE the winner?

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ALL GO FOR PO!

A hive of activity, that’s what it’s been here in the last two weeks. A veritable hive.

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"To whom I was like to give offence. . ."

We ‘did’ Frost for O level.

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SALLY'S CALLANDER

Poetry history is taking place in Perthshire. It's doing this in glorious sunshine, with leaves brandishing all the shades of Autumn and rowan berries gleaming like jewels.

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CAN POETRY BE TOO OBSCURE?

Sometimes, obscurity exercises its own spell. It’s the bit you don’t understand that does the trick.

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TOO OLD TO START WRITING POETRY?

Keats was dead at 25, Shelley at 29, Dylan Thomas at  39, Sylvia Plath at 30. Chatterton didn’t even make it to 18.

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