Drunkenboat is an American mag where you can submit poetry and prose. I haven’t done so yet so if any one has please let us know.

writeforyourlife A great site for writers, tons of info, well written and clearly laid out.

Adventures in Children’s Publishing is a very useful well laid out site with a plethora of information and guides through the writing process and beyond. It is aimed at young fiction authors but all the info is applicable to any age range and genre:

Radio Wildfire  Get your ears around some great performances including poetry, storytelling and music as well as the odd (and I do mean odd) experimental sound poetry at:

Flarestack is now based in Birmingham and Run by Jacqui Rowe and Meredith Andrea. They publish excellent collections of contemporary poetry. Check out their latest releases here:

I was lucky enough to have Simon Fletcher (no relation) was a mentor when I first started to take poetry seriously. Simon really knows his stuff, from the classics right up to emerging contemporary poets and you can count yourself lucky if you manage to get some time with him. Simon runs workshops through the year, runs and hosts the excellent City Voices in Wolverhampton and has recently started a new press based in Shrewsbury, Offa’s Press, which has just released an anthology of poetry entitled ‘We’re All In This Together’ which features two of my poems.

Explore Auburnville   Lee Auburn is a writer who likes to Blog and some of it’s rather good:

Pollysworda  Malcolm Dewhurst is a poet, writer and film-maker. He is responsible for getting the Polesworth Poet’s Trail up and running and many excellent evenings of performance and poetry in the North Warwickshire area. You can keep up with this productive scribe here.

nawe  The National Association of Writers in Education has a wealth of information and opportunities for writers.

Ambit magazine for cutting edge poetry and prose.

Writing West Midlands hugely supportive literary organisation that promotes writing in this region. Check out their website for info on courses, workshops, support and events.

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