Tag Archives: Poets & Players

Mimi Khalvati, Joe Dunthorne and Lauren Garland with music from Ask My Bull

This free event is part of the Carcanet 50th anniversary celebrations. It is at the Whitworth Art Gallery at 2.30-4.00. Everyone welcome Mimi Khalvati Mimi Khalvati has published eight collections with Carcanet Press, including The Meanest Flower, shortlisted for the … Continue reading

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Jamie McKendrick, Rebecca Goss & music from Li Lu : 12 October 2019

Our annual collaboration with Manchester Literature Festival at the Whitworth Art Gallery, 2.30-4.00. Everyone welcome, this event is free, but booking advisable to avoid disappointment: http://www.manchesterliteraturefestival.co.uk/events/rebecca-goss-jamie-mckendrick-li-lu-38915 Jamie McKendrick Jamie McKendrick is the author of seven collections of poetry, including The … Continue reading

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Competition Winners’ Poems & Videos 2019

The competition winners selected by Kei Miller First Prize: ‘Happiness’ by Kathryn Bevis Second Prize: ‘Night in Black and Gold’  by Lauren Garland Third Prize: ‘The Wonder’ by Anna Kisby Honourable Mentions (in alphabetical order) ’Brother Lawrence explains his coming … Continue reading

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Reimagining the City: a commission by Mona Arshi, Will Harris, Maryam Hessavi & Degna Stone

Earlier this year Poets & Players commissioned Mona Arshi, Maryam Hessavi, Will Harris and Degna Stone to write a poem based on the topic ‘Reimagining the City’. The poets were given free reign to interpret this in any way they … Continue reading

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Workshop with Colette Bryce: 19 January 2019

Workshop with Colette Bryce on Saturday 19 January 2019, 10.30-12.30 at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester. The fee is £20, please email davidborrott@btinternet.com for details of how to pay. Participants will be invited to submit a poem to Colette before … Continue reading

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John Glenday, Ben Wilkinson, Keshia Starrett with music from Chris Davies and Andrew Mucha: 15 September 2018

Free event at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester all welcome, Saturday 15 September, 2.30-4.00. John Glenday John Glenday is the author of four poetry collections. The Apple Ghost (Peterloo Poets 1989) won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and Undark, … Continue reading

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P&P commission: Helen Mort

The following poem was commissioned by Poets & Players on the theme of ‘No Boundaries’ (inspired by ACE’s initiative of the same name): Bartek the wire pulls taut the wire is a single thought the wire is a line in … Continue reading

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