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Next course for writers

The next iteration of The/Poetry/Fold’s signature creative writing course, Strange Bedfellows, will be held in Newcastle upon Tyne, on Tuesday evenings in Oct/Nov 2013. While you cannot book/pay for a… Read more »

Hydropoetic blog

Hydropoetic is the new water-based blog of The/Poetry/Fold’s Lisa Matthews. Lisa lives in sight of the sea and water has always played an important role in her life. From whaling… Read more »

New Writing course coming Apr/May 2012

There will be a new version of the innovative course, Strange Bedfellows, that will run on Monday evenings in Apr/May 2012 (avoiding Easter hols and half terms). More details will… Read more »

Half-way point

The first intake of Strange Bedfellows is enjoying a half-term break at the half-way point of the course. It sold out quickly and had a reserve list – which is… Read more »

Courses now BOOKING

The/Poetry/Fold is now taking bookings for its Autumn 2011 creative writing courses. “The Horse & Tomato” and “Strange Bedfellows” will provide a supportive and inspirational space for writers working in… Read more »

Music with an edge

The/Poetry/Fold is delighted to announce Edinburgh-based composer Steve Watson will be contributing – over the coming year – 6 pieces of original music for inclusion in our free monthly e-bulletin,… Read more »

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“Words Talk [project] set out to develop writing skills in academic staff and we were delighted with the work from The Poetry Fold. Not only did some staff start to write for the first time but experienced authors widened their communication skills.”

— Professor Charlotte Clarke ~ Northumbria University

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