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13mar(mar 13)12:00 am15sep(sep 15)11:45 pmThe Moth Nature Writing Prize

01may12:15 am31oct(oct 31)11:45 pmBedford International Writing Competition

08jun(jun 8)12:00 am31dec(dec 31)11:45 pmThe Moth Poetry Prize

08jun(jun 8)12:00 am15sep(sep 15)11:45 pmThe Moth Nature Writing Prize

10jul(jul 10)12:00 am20oct(oct 20)11:45 pmEYELANDS BOOK AWARDS 2019

29jul(jul 29)7:00 pm02sep(sep 2)8:30 pmPoetry: Michael Longley

05aug(aug 5)7:00 pm09sep(sep 9)8:30 pmPoetry: Michael Longley

07aug12:00 am07sep12:00 amOpen Call for Poetry Illustrations Inspired by Thom Gunn

12aug(aug 12)7:00 pm16sep(sep 16)8:30 pmPoetry: Michael Longley

19aug(aug 19)7:00 pm23sep(sep 23)8:30 pmPoetry: Michael Longley

26aug(aug 26)7:00 pm30sep(sep 30)8:30 pmPoetry: Michael Longley

26aug7:30 pm26sep9:00 pmBang Said The Gun

01sepAll Day30Sound Walk September: Shorelines - write - collaborate - recite

02sep(sep 2)8:00 am07(sep 7)11:00 amOutside In - The Poetry Of Nature And The Nature Of Poetry with Simon Armitage

02sep(sep 2)7:00 pm07oct(oct 7)8:30 pmPoetry: Michael Longley

02sep7:00 pm8:00 pmAs Best We Can by Jeffrey Wainwright: Online Launch

09sep7:00 pm8:00 pmFURY by David Morley Online Launch

10sep7:00 pm10:30 pmSpoken, Not Stirred

16sep7:00 pm8:00 pmRunaway by Jorie Graham: Online Book Launch

17sep7:00 pm9:00 pmPoets of Inspiration

18sep7:00 pmPaper Tiger Poetry Open Micthird Friday of the month

23sep7:00 pm8:00 pmThe Long Beds by Kate Miller: Online Book Launch

26sep7:00 pm8:30 pmIncite Poetry