Browsing Archive: February, 2012

Geoff Stevens

Posted by Fiona Sinclair on Sunday, February 19, 2012,

I was saddened to hear that Geoff Stevens has died. ‘Purple Patch’ and indeed Geoff became incredibly influential in the world of poetry. He championed small presses and unknown poets. His life’s work seemed to be to take on the poetry establishment and its cliques.  ‘Purple Patch’ was dedicated to publishing poems that people actually want to read. At the end of each year the magazine published an honours list of best small magazines and small magazine’s poets.

Whenever one subm...

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PK Awards 2011

Posted by Fiona Sinclair on Monday, February 6, 2012,
Wonderful  news form Jim Bennett at The Poetry Kit. Two of the poems I nominated from the magazine have been included in The Poetry Kit awards 2011. They are Jane Francis  'Winding Sheet ' and Michele Byrne 'Left Handed'. They will be included in an e-anthology to be published later this year. Congratulations to them both.

I must say I'm chuffed to be listed along with The Journal. Prole and South. Hurrah!

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