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Sad News

Sad News
We were shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden death of Tony French. Tony was a valued member of Fire River Poets and will be much missed. Our deepest sympathy goes to Hilary, his wife. Tony was a very private person and enjoyed working behind the scenes rather than ...
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Young Poets Competition 2017

Young Poets Competition 2017
A new COMPETITION for YOUNG POETS has been announced. Taunton’s Fire River Poets, in partnership with Make Performing Arts, invites young poets to enter the Young Poets Competition as part of the Taunton Live Arts Festival in July, 2017. The Theme is CLIMATE. Entry: Free. Deadline: 16th June. Prizegiving at ...
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FIRE RIVER POETS COMPETITION 2016 – RESULTS

FIRE RIVER POETS COMPETITION 2016 - RESULTS
The resullts of the last FRP Compeition have now been announced - Bill Lythgoe, Liz Parkes and John Lancaster are the winners in our annual Competition see all the winning and commended poems here - Winning, Commended and Shortlisted poets 1st Prize £200, 2nd Prize £100, 3rd Prize £75 ...
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Archive News – 2016

Archive News - 2016
OTHER NEWS List of competitions held by a wide range of organisations. Updated near the start of each month. Download latest PDF file via our Facebook page.  The full list of Matt Bryden interviews with our Guest Poets are on this page. Annie Fisher writes. Guest poet with poem and biog ...
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Archive News – 2015

Cristina Newton
  • 'Mistletoe Prayer' by FRP member Anthony Watts was awarded a Special Commendation in the Magma Editor's Prize Competition.
  • Cristina Newton read on 7th May. Read about Cristina.
  • Mark Totterdell was our guest poet on 5th March 2015. Mark grew up near Taunton and now lives in ...
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