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From Rebecca Bilkau CALL FOR POEMS . Deadline 1st December 2015
Dear Poet,
Here is a formal invitation to send your Original For Orta — a handwritten poem to be part of a hand-bound manuscript for the archives of Orta, about or inspired by your stay in Orta.
The aim is to show our appreciation of Orta by donating a collection of original manuscripts. Please also send a short biog of publications and prizes to be included at the back of the book  (typed)..
The deadline is 1st December
Please use A4 paper, 100g in a warm cream colour. Smooth paper not ribbed if poss 
Handwritten poems. Ink colour entirely up to you. Signature with flourish and printed name at the bottom right of the poem.
As many pages as you like. 
Please type your biog.
SEND TO: Dr Rebecca Bilkau  
Neue Straße 13,
38300 Wolfenbüttel
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HQ Poetry Magazine, edited by Kevin Bailey

Orbis poetry journal      www.orbisjournal.com/ 
poets' website   www.poetrypf.org.uk  



'The Gift of Honey'  by Robert Morley  
published by  Indigo Dreams  
"The Gift of Honey is a true curiosity ....unusual enough to become a minor cult."    Philip Gross


'A Difference in Direction' by Thelma Laycock.
This is her second full collection and is published by Indigo Dreams
Penelope Shuttle comments "...subtle, intense, measured poems...a beautiful, sensitive and deeply layered collection."

'What they say in Avenale' by Caroline Maldonaldo is an Indigo pamphlet. "...bittersweet poems, delicate and subtle, by a poet with a flair for evocative, sensual writing".- Mandy Pannett (Poetry editor, Sentinel Literary Quarterly)


Will Stone's versions of poems by Wmile Verhaeren, published by Arc

Mandy Pannett's collection of poems “All the Invisibles" is now available from




Alessio Zanelli's latest collection Over Misty Plains
has been published by Indigo Dreams. 

John Hartley Williams


Shoestring Press (£ 9) 
A colourful collection of poems by Thelma Laycock
A Persistence of Colour    (Indigo Dreams, £5.99)

"A debut collection of power and beauty distinguished by rich and consistent insights"
Penelope Shuttle

organised by Mira Mehta

"It is said that poetry consists exclusively of delight and is delectable with mood. Poetrypoetics, run by Mira Mehta, approaches poetry through poetry theory to uncover the subtleties of artistic language."

'Behind the Lines'
the latest collection of poems by Chris Considine
available from Cinnamon Press

Alison Hill
 is Poet in Residence at Kingston Libraries and runs Rhythm & Muse, a monthly poetry and music night at the Ram Jam Club in Kingston. R&M features guest poets and musicians and open mic spots - new voices always welcome -

Alison organised the first Rhythm & Muse Festival in association with Kingston Writing School in October 2011, featuring: Roger McGough and LiTTLe MACHiNe at the Ram Jam Club, Poetry Breakout at the first poetry festival tent at Kingston University.

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Author available for readings & book-signings
Contact: morley (at) libero.it