News archive 2022

NEWS 2022


Peter Taylor-Gooby

Has had 'A Kinder Heart' published

Luigi Marchini

Luigi has had five poems published in the international anthology: Poetae Mundi​`

Greta Ross

Greta was named Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year 2022 for her poem, Ivan makes a violin for his son.


Derek Sellen

'The poems Siblings and Fyndon Gate, Canterbury 1625 were highly commended in the Edward Cawston Thomas Poetry Prize. Both are included in Another Nest of Singing Birds (Edward Thomas Fellowship).

The poem The Angels of Ararat is included in The High Windows (summer edition)

The poem Putin and the stewardesses was highly commended in the Plough Poetry Prize

The poem G is for Grey was awarded 2nd prize in the Wexford Festival Anthony Cronin Competition 2022

The passage of night and V is for Violet were longlisted in the Wexford Festival Anthony Cronin Competition 2022

The poem 'Z' was awarded 2nd prize in the Ironbridge Poetry Competition


Jemima Bruin Bland

'Two Baby Bellies' accepted for publication by Swim Press.

Luigi Marchini

'When the Earth Could Love', has been published in an international anthology, 'Climate Emergency'.

Tony Osgood

'Too Close to Home', accepted for publication in a new publication celebrating Kent 

New books

Baroque Delights Of Many Layered Petticoats

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