Posts Tagged ‘Protest poetry’

Thanks to everyone who came along and shared their protest poems at the Poetic (in)Justice Open Mic Night. We had everything from war poems to James K Baxter’s commentary on mixed flatting.  It was moving, thought-provoking and, at times, funny, and it all helped us highlight International PEN Day of the Imprisoned Writer. Read more about PEN […]


Been a while since you had the chance to stick it to the man? Come along on Monday, 15 November for our Poetic (in)Justice Open Mic night. Readers are invited to read their favourite protest poem – any era, and topic, any author. Go on, get the crowd fired up! This will be followed by […]