Burning Eye editor Clive Birnie was recently interviewed by Will Barrett from the Poetry School… >>>read more>>>
Alice Furse’s 5STAR reviewed debut novel Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere is officially OUT TODAY and available from a variety of reputable booksellers in these here United Kingdoms.
You can read the first chapter over on the book page of the Burning Eye Book Store and purchase in Paperback (£8.99 incl. Free UK P+P.) or Ebook (£4.99 for Kindle, kobo, Nook, Apple iBooks and all epub compatible devices). You know what to do.
Or it is available via your local bookshop (if they don’t have it already they will order it for you) or from these sellers:
You can read a sample of Maskboy can here:
And the book is of course available from The Burning Eye Book Store.
I know I know but as George once sang, all things must pass. We will switch the pricing back to normal after dark tonight so last change last chance… this way to the bargains>>>>>>
The theme is remember remember… so don’t forget to get your nose into this bag of bargains cos the Burning Eye £1 Poetry Book Sale is still on and running until the end of the week. http://burningeye.bigcartel.com/category/1-poetry-sale
Bristol Poetry Festival organisers Poetry Can today announced the creation of the Bristol Poetry Prize… Read more.
Originally posted on Proletarian Poetry:
I went to the Forward Poetry Awards last night and introduced myself to Jo Bell, who not only said ‘hi’ and ‘nice to meet you’, but ‘join us, and let’s talk about Proletarian Poetry’.
It turns out Jo had already noticed PP and put up a question on her Facebook page asking for suggestions of poets whose poems might be included on this page. Setting aside what appears to be some ‘heated’ discussion about what ‘working class’ is, which I have decided purposely not to define as I am going to let the poems speak to that, many were suggested. Those I haven’t got already include, Sean O’Brien, Kate Fox, Robin Robinson, Benjamin Zephaniah, Neil Rollinson, Nick Laird, Ian Duhig, Patrick Kavanagh, Philip Levine, Fred Voss, Raymond Carver, Tom Leonard, Eddie Gibbons, William Letford . . . “Gary Snyder wrote a lot about physical work, and Scottish…
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