March 1, 2013
”Tide’ , a poem about Liverpool and place has been published in the latest ‘Poetry Wales’ magazine. Winter 12-13 Vol. 48 No. 3
poetrywales.co.uk. This is also the poem which featured in the recent North West libraries postcard promotion ‘Time to Read’.
November 15, 2012
Eleanor is researching and writing a new poem for this event ‘Woven Words’ at Congleton Library, 29th November. Here she is on ‘The Cloud’ exploring the area.
October 17, 2012
‘Saltwater’, a short poetry/film by Glenn-Emlyn Richards has been selected for the Zebra Poetry Festival, Berlin 18-21st October. On 19th October the festival is hosting a ‘Long Reading Night’ where a selection of poets from across Europe will present their work and talk about collaborating with filmmakers. Eleanor will be reading a range of her poems, translated in German by Dr Torsten Caeners of University of Essen, as part of this event. http://www.zebra-award.org/
Eleanor will present a newly comissioned poem on National Poetry Day, 4th October at Runcorn Library. The event is part of the north west region ’Time to Read’ promotion. For more on the project http://haltonlibraries.blogspot.co.uk/
Two new poem from Eleanor, ’Crossing Over’ and ‘Mainline Rail’, have been published in stylish London magazine ‘The White Review’.
Over the last sixth months Eleanor has been collaborating with illustrator, Desdemona McCannon, to create an illustrated newspaper of new poems, ‘Arne’s Progress’ which draws on the visual and literary history of broadside ballads. The poems dramatise a journey through the Liverpool of 2012 and its concurrent history by Arne, a birdman, accompanied by dynamic, folk inspired illustration. To buy a copy and for more info see here
Illustration by Desdemona McCannon
A poetry film by Glenn- Emlyn Richards of Eleanor’s poem ‘Saltwater’ has been selected for the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin October 2012!