The Struggles of Beginner Poet

I started my writing course with an open mindset towards free verse. I end up writing a little everyday now, and some of it has been said to be good. It sounds like steady learning. I’ve been encouraged, even last year, to send my poetry off to magazines. Now, that’s a scary world out there. If you ever even looked…
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Back to Leicester and its Literature

I have arrived back at De Montfort this week, and so I can finally delve back into appriciation of culture. The Everybody’s Reading Festival has started today and will carry on through the week, with many free sessions (and free books!) it’s a good stop for any book worm or (if you’re like me) a frugal fun seeker. Peter Flack…
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Hearing Benjamin Zephaniah

Being bought up in Poland, I was never exposed to poems by Dr Benjamin Zephaniah. Naturally, I wanted to find out who this poet was, as all my friends at uni were excited about a lecture we were to have with him. I had never heard about what happens to Talking Turkeys at Christmas time, but I’m sure I’d be…
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