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SAD NEWS – Adrian Campbell

SAD NEWS - Adrian Campbell
Adrian Campbell, poet, artist and one time member of Fire River Poets, died on the 11th March 2019, just a few days before his 96th birthday. Our thoughts go out to his wife Irene and their family ...
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Friday 26th April, 2019 – ‘Pages of the Imagination’ with Graeme

Friday 26th April, 2019 - 'Pages of the Imagination' with Graeme
A Day of Creative Writing at Glastonbury Abbey with FRP Member Graeme Ryan.
Friday 26th April 2019 10am-4.30pm
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VACANCY: POETS WANTED

VACANCY: POETS WANTED
A very rapid response to this invitation has meant we now have a full membership. We will advertise again should further vacancies arise. [March 17, 2019] ...
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Guest Poets: March 7th, 2019

Guest Poets: March 7th, 2019
Tim King James Turner James Turner & Tim King will be our guests for this evening's poetry reading.
(Click name under photo to read their biographies) ...
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Guest Poet: February 7th, 2019

Guest Poet: February 7th, 2019
Jean Sprackland Jean has published five poetry collections, most recently Green Noise, and her book Tilt was the winner of the Costa Poetry Award in 2008. She is also the author of Strands: A Year of Discoveries on the Beach, which won the Portico Prize for Non-Fiction in 2012. Jean ...
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Guest Poet: December 6, 2018

Guest Poet: December 6, 2018
Erling Kittelsen Kittelsen had his debut as a poet in 1970. He has since than published several poetry cycles and collections, as well as fables, dramatic works and translations of poetry.

He is known for his dialogues, partly with colleagues and partly in the work with the translation of poetry from ...
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Guest Poets: November 1st, 2018

Guest Poets: November 1st, 2018
We welcome Julie Sampson and Chrissy Banks for this evening’s event. Both poets have current or past affiliations with Fire River Poets. Their biographies are given below: ...
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Guest Poet: October 4th, 2018

Guest Poet: October 4th, 2018
Rose Cook is a well-known South West poet who performs regularly at festivals and poetry events. Rose co-founded the popular Devon poetry and performance forum One Night Stanza, as well as poetry performance group Dangerous Cardigans. Hearth is her latest book of poetry. Her website is www.rosecook.wordpress.com
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Guest Poet: September 6th, 2018

Guest Poet: September 6th, 2018
Ian Royce Chamberlain will be reading as our guest poet for our Autumn series of poetry readings at The Creative Innovation Centre on Thursday September 6th 2018, at 8pm. In a long career as a mechanical engineer, Ian Royce Chamberlain learned that, to work properly, a high-performance machine must be ...
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Somerset Young Poets Competition 2018 – Results

Somerset Young Poets Competition 2018 - Results
The Somerset Young Poets Competition 2018 drew over 1,000 entries from 33 schools.
The theme was When Worlds Collide.
Read all of the winning, highly commended and commended poems at Somerset Young Poets Anthology 2018.   ...
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Guest Poet: June 7th, 2018

Guest Poet: June 7th, 2018
We are delighted to say that Melanie Branton, who was forced to cancel her visit due to the extreme snowy conditions in February, will be reading for us on Thursday June7th at the Creative Innovation Centre. It's sure to be a great evening as Melanie is making a terrific reputation ...
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Guest Poet: 3rd May, 2018

Guest Poet: 3rd May, 2018
Stephen Payne will be reading his work at this event. Read interview with Stephen by FRP member Graeme Ryan. Also, see full post to read short biography. (As always, we meet at Creative Innovation Centre (CIC) starting at 8 pm. Doors open from 7:30. Entrance Fee £5 For available ...
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