January 30, 2018

As you might have seen over the past couple of weeks (and tonight) I've been fortunate enough to launch two new poetry open mic events in Wakefield and Ossett.

I'm extremely proud of both of these places (Ossett born & raised and spend most of my time in Wakefield) and...

January 28, 2018

The Brain has begun spreading it's spores...

Plastic Futures is a brand spankin' literary zine from Plastic Brain Press and it's an honour to be in the first issue! (two poems and and interview the the Brain itself)

I have an understanding with the Brain the public will...

January 23, 2018

First things first,

The powerful and passionate voices that are tucked away in Wakefield are absolutely ready to burst this year! The group I had the pleasure of  on Sunday's workshop were beyond outstanding and I'm excited to see where their journeys go.

Monday night...

January 18, 2018

It might appear that I've been on the quite side in terms of personal news through the start of January. Please trust me when I say that there is some truly amazing news that will be coming out over the next few weeks that I can't wait to share with each and every one...

January 11, 2018

A very quick update on the Hear Me! writing and performance workshop, it's officially booked up!

If you wish to book a reserve place then please don't hesitate to contact myself over at www.facebook.com/SimonWiddopPoet

January 9, 2018

At the end of  2017 I was published in the New River Press Yearbook 2017/18.

Yesterday, I was one of a handful of poets that featured in an article over on Dazed about the yearbook and where poetry is going in 2018.

You can find the article here

January 9, 2018

Well then, 2018 eh?

Time for new things to begin, time for older things to grow. This is one of those new things.

It's exciting and it's a tad nerve-wracking to be launching my website but organisation is key more than ever in this day and age. 

So what's going to be on...

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