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Staffordshire poets

Staffordshire poets

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Published by N. Ling in Lytham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Charles Henry Poole and Russell Markland.
SeriesPoets of the shires
ContributionsPoole, Charles Henry., Markland, Russell.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14217024M

Brigit Pegeen Kelley is the author of three collections of poetry: To the Place of Trumpets (Yale University Press, ), selected by James Merrill for the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize; Song (BOA, ), winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets; and The Orchard (BOA, ), a finalist for the National Book. Samuel Johnson, byname Dr. Johnson, (born Septem , Lichfield, Staffordshire, England—died Decem , London), English critic, biographer, essayist, poet, and lexicographer, regarded as one of the greatest figures of 18th-century life and letters.. Johnson once characterized literary biographies as “mournful narratives,” and he believed that he lived “a life .

David Stafford is a writer, broadcaster and occasional musician born in Birmingham, England. documentaries including The Media Show (Channel 4) and extensively to The Late Show (BBC2). His TV plays include Dread Poets Society (BBC2) The History Book : SECOND WORLD WAR - THE LIBERATION TRILOGY - GLOSSARY - PART ONE ~ (SPOILER THREAD)/5.   Budding young poets from across the county are being invited to put pen to paper for a new poetry competition. But they need to get their skates on as the closing date is Wednesday 10 February. Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire’s Young Poet Laureate, 14 year old Endon High School student Matilda Houston-Brown, has organised the competition.

Here you will find a collection of famous poems of William Stafford. The list is ordered alphabatically. The list is ordered alphabatically. You can also browse other poems on different poem type using the poem types shown on the right side.   Writer, Reader, and current Staffordshire Poet Laureate. Following a very successful poetry competition, judged by the wonderful Mel Woodend in connection with brilliant independent bookshop Chapters of Stafford (who, coincidentally, will be running their first Open Mic session this Saturday 11th November – do come along!), I would love to share with you the First Prize poem by .


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Genre/Form: Biographies Poetry Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Staffordshire poets. Lytham [Eng.]: N.

Ling, (OCoLC) Staffordshire Arts opens the book on the best and most fascinating works of literature, including insight into Staffordshire authors and poets who are making their Staffordshire poets book Books & Poetry J Samuel Johnson was born Staffordshire poets book Septemin Lichfield, Staffordshire, England.

He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, but had to leave before obtaining a degree due to a lack of funds. After a brief career in teaching, he left for London where he worked as a journalist, publishing poems. Introduction by Staffordshire Poet LaureateBert Flitcroft In Staffordshire County Council’s Libraries & Arts Service took the decision to develop the Staffordshire Poetry Collection.

Our aim has been to create a picture of the county in words, to capture its diversity and in so doing help to create a cultural identity and awareness.

Staffordshire is a beautiful and diverse county, and this diversity is part of its appeal. We have the engine of the potteries in the north, areas of natural beauty such as Cannock Chase and The Moorlands, provincial towns each with a rich history, and in between the county is criss-crossed with country roads, lanes and canals that link hundreds of villages and hamlets.

The first documented instance of Potteries dialect is by the prominent Staffordshire lawyer John Ward (–) and local historian Simeon Shaw in their book The Borough of Stoke-upon-Trent published inin which Ward recorded phonetically a conversation which he overheard in Language family: Indo-European.

Wednesday 8th April - Positive Poetry and Poems Part Two 7pm - 9pm. An invitation for poets to share uplifting and cheerful words to boost the mood. Thursday 23rd April - WORD Stafford celebrates World Book Night 7pm-9pm.

This reading event isn't actually about poetry, though it might be for some people!5/5. A collection of words, stories, folklore and poetry from the heart of North Staffordshire. Stephen Harvey is a poet and author from England and this book of differening genres will interest the historian, poet and lover of verse in equal measures.

The Poetry of Staffordshire This new collection of poetry from Offa’s Press features poets with strong ties to the county including Roger Elkin, Jean Sprackland and Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy.

From oat cakes to Burton ale, Cannock Chase to the Roches and Wedgwood to Sir Stanley Matthews, this book of poetry will delight anyone who loves. Adele Kenny is the author of twenty-three books (poetry & nonfiction) with poems published in journals worldwide, as well as in books and anthologies from Crown, Tuttle, Shambhala, and McGraw-Hill.

Her awards include two poetry fellowships from the NJ State Arts Council, and her most recent poetry collection, What Matters, received the HAPPY STAFFORDSHIRE DAY. Today we're celebrating our wonderful Staffordshire poets. Next up Bert Flitcroft was Staffordshire Poet Laureate from Although he grew up in Lancashire, he.

This is one of many Book Giveaway events that are taking place as part of World Book Day – so look out for one near you. You can link to Rach’s Facebook Group through the following link.

Double Booked. And the next Fizz at Polesworth Abbey is on the 22 nd March when the guests will be the Lichfield Poets. The Fizz 6.

A new book of poetry featuring some of Shropshire's most famous writers, including Wilfred Owen, AE Housman and Mary Webb, has been launched in Shrewsbury.

The first Stone Book Festival welcomed some of the greatest authors and poets from North Staffordshire, including the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, the. Stafford (/ ˈ s t æ f ər d /) is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands of lies about 16 miles (26 km) north of Wolverhampton, 18 miles (29 km) south of Stoke-on-Trent and 24 miles (39 km) north-west of population in and that of the wider borough of Staffordthe third largest in the county after Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle District: Stafford.

Hereford has two Young Poets Laureate with Ben Ray and Harriet Husbands. So there are murmours at poetry events, where is Staffordshire’s Poet Laureate.

– Most of the surrounding counties have poets laureate so where is ours. Anyone would think that Staffordshire was a poetic wasteland but this is most definitely not the case. He was awarded the National Book Award in Poetry for Traveling through the Dark.

The author of over fifty books, Stafford remains one of the most beloved and widely read poets in contemporary American letters. He died in Oregon, where he had formerly served as the state's poet laureate, in Cited by: 8. May 19th our guest poet, Harry Shent, young poet Laureate of Stoke-On-Trent and Staffordshire, reads from his work.

June 16th Poetry Stanza. Members bring their poems to share and discuss. July 14th Poetry Stanza. Members bring their poems to share and discuss. August 18th. Poetry Stanza. Members bring their poems to share and discuss. Snail mail submissions only.

Poets must have already published a full-length poetry book. Read full guidelines HERE. Carcanet Press is a British publishing house specializing in poetry.

"Now in. Budding Staffordshire poets are being sought to contribute to a unique anthology to celebrate St Giles Hospice's 35th anniversary this year. The Hospice has teamed up with Staffordshire Poet Laureate Emily Rose Galvin to put together a book of poems which will be sold in aid of the hospice.

It’s July! A month for poets, computer newbies, and book sales ++ Young poet needed. Time is now running out for teenagers to apply to become the next Staffordshire ‘Young Poet Laureate’.You have only until Friday (July 12th) to make your interest known!

This is a fun post and basically means turning up at poetry events across the county, and writing poems – what could be better? The competition was judged by Staffordshire poet laureate Bert Flitcroft, young poet laureate Isobel Horsley, poetry on loan co-ordinator Brenda Read-Brown and Author: Jack Averty.IF poets were gems, William Stafford - who recently passed away - would be among the most valuable.

During the past few decades, Stafford's poems appeared on this page many : Elizabeth Lund.