Two of our members, Derek Adams and Antony Johae, will be leading events for Essex Authors Day on 7 March 2020. 10.00–11.30am: Inspired by Art, Ekphrastic Poetry (Workshop), Derek Adams 2.30-4.00pm: How to Get Your Poems Published (Discussion), Antony Johae For full details of these and all the other events
The festival is moving to Stowmarket Community Centre, Hillside, IP14 2BD and is headlined by George Szirtes and André Mangeot. Also reading are Barbara Strangward and Nicola Warwick. There will be a dramatised excerpt from Poems in the Case, a poetry-themed murder mystery from Michael Bartholomew-Biggs and songs from the Islands of Love song cycle.
Crabbe Poetry Competition 2020 Launched FIRST PRIZE £600 SECOND PRIZE £300 THIRD PRIZE £150 PLUS TWO HIGHLY COMMENDED PRIZES OF £75 EACH Adjudicator Martin Figura The closing date for the competition is 15th June 2020. Entry fees: £3 for each poem. to enter and read rules visit https://suffolkpoetrysociety.org/shop/competition/crabbe Sponsored by Fairweather
Exposure focuses on the extraordinary life of Lee Miller, the American born photographer, model, muse and WW2 war correspondence.
Fifty-eight poems from Ivor Murrell ranging from the wonders of the Suffolk countryside to personal journeys and challenges.
SPS at Poetry in Aldeburgh 2019 Saturday 9 November An intrepid band of poetry lovers went on a brisk walk round Aldeburgh listening to poems at the Baptist Church, in the Moot Hall where witches were imprisoned by the Witchfinder General and in the churchyard. Elizabeth Soule curated the poems,