Tag Archives: Poetry

Portsmouth’s Tongues & Grooves Poetry Festival

Yesterday (10/11/2013) I had the pleasure of attending Portsmouth’s Tongues & Grooves Poetry Festival along with Sandra Gordon. Organised by local poet Maggie Sawkins it was a day full of poetry events. It was held in the Square Tower in Portsmouth. Which didn’t look so bright as the picture due to endless heavy rain. The day kicked off with an interesting talk by Neil Astley founder of Bloodaxe Press. Entitled Getting Published (Or Not), it covered the recent history of the book publishing trade and…

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Happy New Year

Well 2012 is almost upon us and promises to be an exciting year for Ravenshead, we will soon be ordering our first batch of ISBN numbers and will be heading into print with our first publication, an anthology in aid of Alzheimer’s research. This may seem to be a strange time to head into the world of print with the rise of the e-book. However we believe there is still a large place in the world of traditionally printed books, this is particularly true with…

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