Poetry in the City – Call to Poets and Artists

From Cath Nichols….

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FROM POETS AND ARTISTS ON MERSEYSIDE Closing date: January 20

Poetry in the City (PIC) is Liverpool’s annual poetry festival. Now in its second year the festival has developed to include a series of innovative residencies and commissions. These commissions will be paid – pending funding
NB. Poetry and the City is funded by the Arts Council to run readings, workshops and events between April 24 – May 7, 2006.
The following commissions are additional and part of a second bid to Liverpool’s Culture Company….

1. PIC Poster Project On the theme ‘Heart of the City’
The chosen artwork will appear on posters and on the cover of Orbis Quarterly International Literary Journal, where the chosen poem will also be published.

Send either 3 poems, 3 illustrations , or 3 of each.
Illustrations: in black and white, or colour, A4 size
Poems: maximum 40 lines

Please include full contact details, brief CV, and SAE for reply. Send to: Carole Baldock, 17 Greenhow Avenue, West Kirby, Wirral CH48 5EL

2. PIC Two week poetry residency.
Neon Highway and Poetry in the City are seeking a poet-in-residence to reflect the idea of “PLACE

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