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In Good Company At The Northern Poetry Library

In good company at the Northern Poetry Library

The Northern Poetry Library featured in the Journal's Culture magazine in an interesting interview with two of its current poets in residence, Lisa Matthews and Jo Colley. Described as a ‘storehouse of words’, the library houses the largest collection of…

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Limehaven Features In Readers’ Lives Top Five Picks

Limehaven features in Readers’ Lives top five picks

Thanks to poet and community arts activist Elaine Cusack for featuring Limehaven as one her top five books in May's Readers' Lives column for the Journal's Culture magazine. Reviewing Limehaven, Elaine wrote: "It's the best debut collection I've read in…

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Inpress Poem Of The Week

Inpress poem of the week

Thanks to Yen-yen Lu from Inpress Books for choosing Powder Puff (from Limehaven) as her poem of the week. Yen-yen commented on the poem's "detailed and delicate imagery."

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Picture The Poet Wins ‘paper Of The Month’

Picture the Poet wins ‘paper of the month’

Congratulations to Picture the Poet project leader Louise Taylor for publishing a beautifully designed brochure showcasing work by young photographers and local poets. The publication won Newspaper Club's Paper of the Month award and is also featured on the National…

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Young Photographers Picture The Poet

Young photographers picture the poet

Poet Vicky Arthurs at Sunderland Winter Gardens, photographed by Beth Cutting. Young photographers from Sunderland will have their work displayed alongside photographic portraits of well-known poets from the National Portrait Gallery's collection. Guided by documentary photographer Louise Taylor, seven students…

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Limehaven Cover Delights Booksellers

Limehaven cover delights booksellers

Congratulations to illustrator Kate Heiss, whose cover design for Limehaven was singled out for praise by independent booksellers Inpress Books. Inpress described Kate's work as "one of this season's most gorgeous covers – perfectly reflecting the charm, natural world subjects…

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Lifeboat Station Launch For Limehaven

Lifeboat station launch for Limehaven

Publisher IRON Press is planning a coastal launch for Limehaven at the Eclectic IRON literary festival this summer. The book launch will take place at Cullercoats RNLI Lifeboat Station on Sunday 7 June at 4.30pm. The event will feature readings…

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