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December 2nd, 2021 – Open Mic Zoom Event

This is an evening where we offer the opportunity to many poets to read and share their work. Slots are normally set at 5 minutes per person. Please apply to register for this event using the online Registration Form .

August 5th, 2021 – Open Mic Zoom Event

This is an evening where we offer the opportunity to many poets to read and share their work. Slots are normally set at 5 minutes per person. Please apply to register for this event using the online Registration Form .

July 1st, 2021 – Open Mic Zoom Event

This is an evening where we offer the opportunity to many poets to read and share their work. Slots are normally set at 5 minutes per person. Please apply to register for this event using the online Registration Form .

May 6th, 2021 – Guest Poet: Moniza Alvi

Moniza was born in Pakistan and grew up in Hertfordshire. She has published several collections of poetry, including Homesick for the Earth (Bloodaxe 2011), versions of the French poet Jules Supervielle. Three of her books have been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize: her first The Country at My Shoulder (OUP 1993), Europa (Bloodaxe 2008)

April 1st, 2021 – Guest Poet: Caroline Bird (Forward Prize winner)

Caroline Bird is a poet and playwright. She has six collections of poetry published by Carcanet. Her most recent collection, The Air Year, won The Forward Prize for Poetry 2020. Her fifth collection, In These Days of Prohibition, was shortlisted for the 2017 TS Eliot Prize and The Ted Hughes Award. A two-time winner of

Will Harris

Interview with Will Harris, guest poet reading from his new collection Rendang at Fire River Poets Thurs April 2nd Creative Innovation Centre Taunton 8pm Graeme Ryan (Fire River member) Will, I loved your new collection RENDANG (published by Granta) – I read it all in one sitting and grew completely immersed in your way of looking at