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Robert Peake
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Migrant. Poet.
Migrant. Poet.

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I received an email the other day that delighted me. A teacher in the UK found “Buttons” online and use it, and the accompanying storybook, to teach both poetry and filmmaking to her year six students. The results are wonderful, showing an understanding…

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Two Poems in The North 57

I received my contributor’s copy of The North 57 today, bearing two of my poems. I have long been a subscriber. In fact, this periodical became a fast favourite not long after my emigration to the UK. Here is a snap of the poems. You can order this issue,…

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Going live now with two excellent English-language poets from India. Tune in. Ask questions.

http://www.transatlanticpoetry.com/readings/43-vinita-agrawal-and-jennifer-robertson/

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I have again compiled my shortlist of poets who I think are worth watching from both sides of The Pond. We lovers of poetry have this consolation at least: when times get tough, the poetry gets better. More poetry, more fiercely, please, to see us…

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I received my contributor’s copy of the anthology A Poetry of Elephants today. It is a project I’m proud to have been a part of–not only to be in the company of nearly forty excellent poets–but because all of the proceeds from the sale of the book go to…

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St. Albans, our nearest market town here in the English countryside north of London, has been holding a week-long series of events focusing on sustainable living. As part of the proceedings they solicited poems from the local Ver Poets group on an…

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One of my more unusual commissions: a sequence of sonnets written at the request of a global bank...

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