Aldeburgh Gazette invites poetry submissions

The Aldeburgh Gazette is a fortnightly publication, and it has begun to invite submissions of poetry from members.

Some have already been printed, so this is an interesting new outlet for your poems.

Send your poems plus a short, outline biography to Peter Adshead, Submissions have to be submitted by 4pm on the Thursday the week before publication. The publisher’s decision is final and there is no guarantee of inclusion of items.

Poetry at the Deanery. Elizabeth Cook reads.

Poetry at the Deanery. Elizabeth Cook reads.

     an evening of supper and poetry

at the Deanery, the Great Churchyard, Bury St Edmunds
on Friday 11th November between 6.30 and 9 pm

          £10 a head. numbers limited
please sign up by 8th November to

The readings will include new and published poems and excerpts from her fiction, Achilles (Methuen 2001) and from her forthcoming fiction, Lux.

This will be the first of a series of similar events.


SPS at Poetry in Aldeburgh - last minute reminder

Please support Suffolk Poetry Society’s special reading for Poetry in Aldeburgh at 2.30 on November 5th in the Jubilee Hall.

This year’s Crabbe Memorial Prize adjudicator, (and also one of this year’s National Poetry Prize judges) Moniza Alvi will be reading alongside our first, second and third prize winners, Pam Job, Jill Dawson and André Mangeot.

The George Crabbe Memorial Poetry Competition 2016 Awards Ceremony

The prize winners of the 2016 George Crabbe Memorial Poetry Competition with the adjudicator, Moniza Alvi.

From left to right we have David Healey, Nina Roffey, Sandra Spirling, John Vaughan (Highly Commended), R.G.Binns, Pamela Job (First Prize), André Mangeot (Third Prize), Jill Eulalie Dawson (Second Prize), Moniza Alvi, Paul Howarth and Diana Hirst (Highly Commended).

Jill Eulalie Dawson, John Vaughan, Pamela Job and André Mangeot were all double prize winners as they all also had poems commended.

Antony Johae: Poems of the East — charity reading

Submitted by SPSadmin on 12 October, 2016 - 16:24

Antony Johae would like to invite you to readings from his collection, Poems of the East, to take place on Sunday 23rd October at the Quaker Meeting House in Church Street, Colchester. Readings will begin at 12 noon and end at 1 p.m. followed by Lebanese refreshments. Entry and refreshments will be free.