Canterbury's Liveliest Writing Group



Greta Ross

Longlisted for the erbacce-prize for poetry 2020


Derek Sellen

The poem 'On Margate Sands' was longlisted for the Acumen International Poetry Competition

The poem 'Betty Fox is skipping' by Derek Sellen has won first prize in the 2020 O'Bheal Five Words International Poetry Competition.

Mary Anne Smith

Her submission of fifteen poems was Highly Commended in the Indigo Press Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize


Mary Anne Smith

The poem 'All my little Fictions' was awarded 3rd prize in the Barnet International Poetry Prize


Derek Sellen

'Incipient' has won second prize in the Crewe Waltraud Poetry Competition 2019

The poem 'Flaunting It' has been commended in the Sonnet or Not Competition out of over 600 poems

The poem 'On the Other Side of Silence' has been accepted for The George Eliot Anthology (Yaffle Press)

The poem 'Infra-Red' has been highly commended in the Barnet Arts Competition

New books

Baroque Delights Of Many Layered Petticoats

Featuring: Derek sellen, Mary Anne Smith, Trevor Breedon and Luigi Marchini