An eclectic, prize-winning and passionate group of poets come together to address the most urgent issue of our time. Expect to emerge inspired, disturbed, provoked, empowered and mobilised.Continue reading “GPF 2021 – Poets for the Planet – 25th October at 19:30 (Ticketed free event)”
Black Rabbit Press publishes distinct and diverse voices in poetry and flash fiction. Their pamphlets feature gorgeous, handmade covers, each featuring a distinctive papercut design. “Excellent production values” – Sabotage Reviews.
Infinity Books UK is a new publisher – of poetry, primarily. They currently run the annual Love The Words poetry competition, part of International Dylan Thomas Day, in addition.Continue reading “GPF 2021 – Black Rabbit Press and Infinity Books UK – 27th October at 13:00 (Ticketed free event)”
A Voice Coming from Then
Arachne Press celebrated our 8th Anniversary last year, an important year for a company named for a spider! Lockdown got in the way of a lot of our plans, but we celebrated anyway, with online interviews and readings from all our books so far, a spider themed anthology and a call out to our writers for new material. One of the results of that call is A Voice Coming from Then, Jeremy Dixon’s first full-sized collection of poetry, which we published in August at the close of our anniversary year, having published his pamphlet, In Retail, a couple of years ago.Continue reading “GPF 2021 – Arachne Press – 30th October at 14:00 (Ticketed free event)”
R. M. Francis is a lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing at the University of Wolverhampton.Continue reading “R. M. Francis and P. A. Morbid – 12th December at 14:00 (Ticketed free event)”
Join us in a feast of Forest poetry. The Royal Forest of Dean has always inspired writing and creativity and we have four Dean poets for you to enjoy.Continue reading “Forest Poets – 21st November at 14:00 (Ticketed free event)”
The Pandemic Poetry Anthology LaunchContinue reading “Pandemic Launch – 10th November at 19:30 (Ticketed free event)”
Join us for reading followed by Q&A. Patrick B. Osada grew up in Gloucester, where he still has friends and relatives. He attended Sir Thomas Rich’s Grammar School, trained as a teacher, eventually retiring from a post as Headteacher of a school in Aylesbury.Continue reading “Patrick Osada – 17th November at 19:30 (Ticketed free event)”
Join us for the launch of the new collection by Z D Dicks, Gloucestershire Poet Laureate.Continue reading “Vexed by Z D Dicks – 14th October at 19:30 (ticketed free event)”
We thought it was about time we invited Z. D. Dicks, the Gloucestershire Poet Laureate and CEO of the Festival to feature in one of our Feature + Q&A events. The compère will be Hokis (https://hokis.blog/) a poet who has, herself, featured in a GPF on-line event. There is a treat in store and a chance to see him before his book launch on 14th September.Continue reading “Z D Dicks – 8th September @ 19:30 (ticketed free event)”
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