Talking about Books

Talking about Books

Talking about books  ~ at home   Coming soon! Our specially curated booklist at Pengwern Books Click here to contribute to Anna's 'coffee and a paperback' fund Click here to send in your reading recommendations by 15/4/22 books we read in March...
Where masons went…

Where masons went…

Image by the ‘incomparably wonderful’ Joan Eardley as requested by John Foggin. Permission kindly granted © the Eardley Estate. where the masons went … John Foggin lives in Ossett, West Yorkshire. He has been a teacher, lecturer and LEA Adviser for...
Paul Henry

Paul Henry

Paul Henry has written such a thoughful essay here about how poetry is more important then ever in times of war and great suffering. We must always remember those famous words by Adrienne Rich, that ‘Poetry is not a luxury’.  Paul explains why. Contact...
Close Reading

Close Reading

Musée des Beaux Arts I really enjoyed this interactive piece on W.H. Auden’s famous poem, Musée des Beaux Arts.   (You might need to create a New York Times account to be able to read it.) It is produced by Erica Ackerberg, Alicia DeSantis, Nick Donofrio, Gabriel...
Poems as Friends

Poems as Friends

Poems as Friends by The Poetry Exchange | Gregory Leadbetter talks about Kubla Kahn https://soundcloud.com/the-poetry-exchange/kubla-khan-a-friend-to-gregory Gregory Leadbetter was a much-loved contributor to the Wenlock Poetry Festival during its seven years presence...