Posts By: Georgina Norie

Blog: Modern War Poetry

English PEN and Poetry International have come together to present Modern War Poetry – an event that offers the opportunity to hear personal accounts of conflict from a Middle Eastern perspective through poetry and discussion. This event is one of three Poetry in Conflict themed talks taking place on Saturday 25 July. Each one aims to provide

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Blog: July – a month of poetry

By some happy coincidence, all of our events this July are of the poetic kind. It therefore seems appropriate to declare this our unofficial month of poetry! So without further ado, here’s what we’re getting up to and where you’ll find us: 1. Poetry as Protest @ Ledbury Poetry Festival – Sabrina Mahfouz & George

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Blog: Working Well – Creativity and Wellbeing

On June 10 I attended Working Well, an event hosted at the Free Word Centre as part of Word2015: Islington’s Word Festival. This year and next, the festival will focus on projects that use reading and writing to promote wellbeing. Being a firm believer in the therapeutic potential of creative writing, it was great to hear about the

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