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WEBSITE UPDATED 27 JANUARY 2021

Here at Poetrywivenhoe we have been encouraging poets, wherever they may be, to support our project to publish new poems that will lift our spirits and counteract the Covid blues; in this endeavour we have achieved more than 300 consecutive days of our daily ANTI-COVID-19 NEW POEMS INITIATIVE.  But  we really do still need more of your poems … please continue to send them in (sadly not all make the cut, but then that’s the way of it).

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Today’s poet is Nelo Risi.

See the Poems Today page for submission guidelines

Poems do not have to follow a Covid-19 theme.
(Apologies – no payment is offered…)

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We have posted a link for our most recent review on the REVIEWS page – this one is of Antony Johae’s excellent collection Ex-Changes.  You’ll also find links on that page to other recent reviews of interesting poetry collections.

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Take a look at the Publications page …
Our new collection of poems from the first 50 days of our lockdown project, The Tales Told by Birds, is now available by phone or email from the Wivenhoe Bookshop. The Bookshop offers mail order, so it is easy for you to obtain your copy (retailing at £8.00) from 01206 824050 or from info@wivenhoebooks.com

Also on this page you can find reports of the various PUBLICATIONS and PRIZES achieved by supporters of Poetrywivenhoe. So please email (Contact page) if you have news of your own prize or publication success – we depend on you for such information.

See Contact page.  ::Peter KENNEDY

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WHAT WE DO: Poetrywivenhoe now organises regular poetry events on Zoom – see both the EVENTS page and the POEMS page.

We keep you informed of developments on our EVENTS page.
NB email me (see CONTACTS page) if you’d like to be on our list for emailed Poetrywivenhoe updates. PK

This WEBSITE is open for business, so come back to us each day for the ANTI-COVID-19 NEW POEMS feature.

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(FOR EVENTS PROGRAMME SEE THE EVENTS PAGE)

(excuse the bits and bobs that follow below – they are merely archived material ::PK)

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