Archive for the ‘news’ Category

Science Meets Life and Death in Venice

Posted: Saturday, 28 September 2013

In Venice this weekend, a major international organisation was launched: the Hippocrates Society for Poetry and Medicine. This launch marks the 5th year of the hugely successful Hippocrates initiative, which has attracted interest from 55 countries in its major awards and symposia.

Dannie Abse – 90 this week

Posted: Monday, 23 September 2013

Dannie Abse celebrates his ninetieth birthday this week and says that his latest work might be his last.

Art on the Hill – Bristol – 5th to 6th October

Posted: Monday, 23 September 2013

Art on the Hill – Windmill Hill and Victoria Park, Bedminster, Bristol Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October.

Alison Brackenbury to judge Poetry Space Competition 2014

Posted: Saturday, 21 September 2013

Poetry Space International Poetry Competition reaches the age of five in 2014 and will be judged by poet and broadcaster, Alison Brackenbury.

Poetry Space photographer Chris Sims on the South West Coast Path

Posted: Monday, 9 September 2013

Photographs taken on the South West coast path by Chris Sims

David R. Morgan – Beneath the Dreaming Tree and Once Bitten

Posted: Monday, 20 May 2013

David R. Morgan – Beneath the Dreaming Tree and Once Bitten – update

The sharp and the numb? New submission opportunity for new writing on a medical theme.

Posted: Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Submissions sought for new Edinburgh based magazine.

Out of the Woods – new CD from Dave Wood

Posted: Saturday, 16 February 2013

If you have enjoyed Dave Woods’ poetic contributions to Poetry Space then contact him for details of his new CD!

Have a Green Christmas – Free gift on every order over £15 from now until the end of December.

Posted: Thursday, 6 December 2012

Have a Green Christmas – Free gift on every order over £15 from now until the end of December.

Poet Dave Wood helps to save an ancient forest…

Posted: Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Dave Wood, a regular Poetry Space contributor is helping to save an ancient forest.

Through a Child’s Eyes: Poems from World War Two. Call for Submissions.

Posted: Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Call for Submissions for a new anthology to be published in 2013. We are looking for poems related to children’s experiences of the second world war. These can be first hand or fictional. The collection will be edited by poet Moira Andrew. Please send submissions preferably by e-mail to: by December 31st please. If this is • Read more…

Fiona Murphy and Michelle Last – new authors for Poetry Space

Posted: Monday, 12 March 2012

We shall shortly be launching the very first children’s book for Poetry Space. This is a joint collaboration between poet Fiona Murphy and illustrator, Michelle Last. The two got together via Facebook. The book has just had a fantastic review from poet Wendy French, winner of The Hippocrates Prize for poetry in 2010.

Here is what Wendy had to say about the book: