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Janet Coats Memorial Prize submission deadline

December 11, 2020

Janet Coats was part of the renowned thread-making family, J&P Coats. The eldest daughter of Thomas Coats and Margaret Glen, her father was one of four brothers who inherited a Paisley-based thread manufacturing company that was renamed J&P Coats in 1830. Janet's literary aspirations resulted in two volumes of nature-inspired poetry, one of which was …

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2:00 pm

Obsidian Foundation Poetry Showcase

December 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Obsidian Foundation is a new foundation for Black poets of African descent, launched by award-winning poet Nick Makoha. As part of Obsidian Foundation’s first week-long writing and networking retreat this autumn, The Poetry Society is delighted to present a showcase of tutors’ and participants’ latest work. Tutor poets Nick Mahoka, Theresa Lola and Malika Booker …

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