Coventry International Poetry Exchange 2018

Coventry International Poetry Exchange 2018

COV POETS TO VISIT IRELAND – August 2018   Two local poets – this year, Jane Commane and Peter Raynard – are once again journeying to Cov’s twin city of Cork (Republic of Ireland) as part of the on-going poetry exchange, which is now entering its ninth year. As...
Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Alice Short

Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Alice Short

Interview: Fire & Dust Meets Alice Short On 3rd May 2018, 21-year-old rapper and poet Alice Short was one of our headliners at Fire & Dust. HCE magazine caught up with Alice after the gig, to ask a few questions…   HCE: Do you prefer to be called a poet, a...

Interview with: DrayZera

An interview with DrayZera – by Aarushi Shetty We followed up on our July F&D headliner, DrayZera, for an interview.  We wanted to catch up on his writing practice and performance poetry. He has loads of genuine advice for upcoming poets and writers.  Read...
Review: Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera

Review: Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera

Fire & Dust – the Return of DrayZera: a review by Aarushi Shetty   After being shut for a few weeks for expansion, The Big Comfy Bookshop reopened at the perfect time to host the Fire & Dust open-mic in July. The newly renovated shop was bigger, comfier...

Coventry International Poetry Exchange 2017

  Two Coventry poets, Andrea Mbarushimana and Russ Berry, have been selected to travel to Cork (Ireland) to perform their work. Andrea and Russ will head out to Ireland for two days next week (24/7/2017), and will also attend a reading in Conalkilty.   Cork is one of...