In the Company of Poets

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A few weeks ago, in one of the posts I did as Kirklees writer-in-residence (also reblogged here), I talked about the Poetry Days held at Huddersfield University on the first Saturday of every month.  I let slip there that the Poetry Day group was in the process of producing an anthology, In the Company of Poets.  I’m starting to get very excited now about the fact that it is going to be launched on 5 March in Huddersfield Library, as part of the Huddersfield Literature Festival!

This is an anthology with a difference, in that every poem it contains was begun at one of the Poetry Days and thus inspired, directly or indirectly, by one of the many great poets we have studied at these events.  These range from Homer and Sappho, through Donne and Shakespeare, Keats and Emily Dickinson to modern writers such as Sharon Olds and Simon Armitage.  Studying these poets stimulated us to…

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About T E Taylor

I write historical and contemporary fiction - my novels Zeus of Ithome and Revolution Day are published by Crooked Cat. I also write poetry, academic non-fiction (philosophy) and the occasional short story. I like to play the guitar and walk up hills. Originally from north Staffordshire, I live in Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK with my wife Rosa.
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