Tagged: poetry

Our WW1 Competition Winning Writers Are…

  Congratulations to the brilliant winning writers from our WW1 children’s writing competition. From left to right: Elisei Ulrich-Oltean, Theo Burkhill-Howarth, Daniel Ingram-Brown (judge), Benjamin Searle, Susan Burnett (judge), Evie May Richards, Emma Madden,...

Róisín Bán by Ian Duhig

You may remember an article Chris Nickson wrote for us awhile ago, Leeds, Motorway City of the Seventies. The poet, Ian Duhig, wrote Róisín Bán about the Irish workers that the M1 brought up and  the...

Q & A with Michael Yates by Halima Mayat

Halima Mayat interviews Wakefield-based poet, writer and playwright, Michael Yates, for this week’s Big Bookend blog. Why did you decide to write a play about Branwell Bronte? I have a friend Colin Lewisohn who directed...