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Picture the Poet in Sunderland: Sky Hawkins

Picture the Poet in Sunderland: Sky Hawkins

 

 

Continuing on from the success of the National Portrait Gallery’s ‘Picture the Poet’ exhibition, we chatted with featured artist, Sky Hawkins, about her time facilitating student workshops at Sunderland College. 

I was very excited when I was told I would be working with thirteen second year students from Sunderland College. They had all performed other people’s poetry but never their own. In six weeks, my job was to inspire them to write their own poetry for the first time and be ready to perform it and alongside …

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North East Go And See Fund

Tyneside poet James Wilkinson tells us how he put the North East Go And See Fund to good use!

It can feel a little isolated up here in the grim north, and as programme coordinator for the region I’ve often thought a travel bursary might be a good thing. So this year I finally got around to trying it out! It’s only a token pot, poets can claim back up to £50 towards the cost of anything that helps develop their career: performing out of region, going to see an …

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