Award-winning Jamaican poet and essayist Ishion Hutchinson recently shared his work with students and guests of the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre on 16 February. Ishion has published two collections of poetry: Far District (2010) and House of Lords and Commons (2017).
Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre is launching a new poetry pamphlet press which will recognise and support outstanding poets from across the world.
The winners of Oxford Brookes’ annual International Poetry Competition, celebrating the great diversity of poetry being written in English all over the world, have been announced today (Tuesday 4 October).
The Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre's second International Poetry Competition has been highly successful, receiving more entries from more poets than in 2015.
Kate Clanchy with her students, pictured at the recent International Poetry Competition awards event
After the success of its inaugural International Poetry Competition, which attracted nearly 900 entries from all over the world, the Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre hosted an awards evening on Friday 19 February.
On Saturday 10 October, Kate Clanchy, Creative Writing Teaching Fellow on MA Creative Writing, will be appearing on BBC Radio 3 with a group of young Oxford poets in a programme entitled ‘We Are Writing a Poem About Home’.
A film about England’s most significant poet of the natural world, John Clare (1793-1864), featuring an Oxford Brookes academic, is released in cinemas this week.
The deadline is fast approaching for the Oxford Brookes University International Poetry Competition, but there is still time to enter.
A radio documentary, A Story I Am In, by Hannah Lowe, MA Creative Writing Teaching Fellow at Oxford Brookes, explores the poetry of James Berry OBE who came to the UK from Jamaica in 1948.