This site is a portal to the world of poetry in the South West of England.
Poetry Can organises both Bristol Spring Poetry Festival and Bristol Poetry Festival every year. These festivals feature local national and international poets, to see some of the poets who have appeared at the festival over the past years click the image below.
Feedback! Win £25 of book tokens.
If you have been to one of the Bristol Spring Poetry Festival events you could win £25 in book tokens
by filling in our feedback form, which automatically enters you into a draw for the tokens.
Click this link: BSPF2013 Feedback and you will be taken to a simple form to fill in.
It will only take a couple of minutes.
Remember, there are still a few events left in the festival, so wait until you have seen them before you feedback.
Poetry Can presents the South West Poetry Awards 2012-13 celebrating the most significant
contributions to poetry and poetry development in the South West.
Nominations can be made by anyone who is resident or working in the South West of England,
the winner will be decided by three judges appointed by Poetry Can.
The Awards, hand crafted in beautiful Bristol Blue Glass, will be awarded annualy and will take account
of the many ways poetry is practiced and enjoyed: on the page, on the stage and in the community.
The deadline for nominations is 28th April 2013
Full details, rules and conditions, how to nominate and nomination forms can be found here:
Poet and novelist Lucy English and videopoet and arts writer Sarah Tremlett,
working with Poetry Can, introduce a brand new poetry film festival and
competition for 2013.
Liberated Words invites poets and film makers to create new work in
response to set poems and also enter their own poetry films for competition.
Selected films will be showcased during the Liberated Words Poetry Film
Festival at Bristol Poetry Festival 2013
For full details visit this link: Liberated Words