2014

That Night…

That Night…

[youtube=http://youtu.be/YLP5qo31ZtM] We are delighted to share with you That Night, a short animated film of Wordpool’s Poetry Competition’s winning poem by Sarah Leavesley. Emily&Anne who produced That Night are an award-winning directing duo who collaborate together, working freelance as animators and illustrators. Their clients include: CBeebies, CBBC, British Film Institute, FACT Liverpool, The Tate, Cornerhouse Manchester […]

Judges comments, long and short list…

Judges comments, long and short list…

Wordpool Judges Report For Blog Wordpool winners poems and names (2) (1) We’ll post the Winning Poem animation on the blog later this week but if you can’t wait until then go and see it in the Illuminations on North Promenade, opposite Uncle Tom’s Cabin near Gynn Square.

and the Poetry Competition Winners are…

Winners:  1st Prize        Sarah Leavesley          That Night    Dust to Dust Last Orders at the Light Bar – Gaia Holmes – 2nd Prize Inspired by a typo on a menu that offers ‘deep fried lamp’ instead of ‘deep fried lamb’ The cheapest you can buy is the thick, […]

Remembrance Poetry Workshop

Poets David Riley and Vicky Ellis are delivering a thought provoking and inspiring workshop on the theme of Remembrance, the national theme for this years National Poetry Day. Using images of the memorial plaques on benches in Stanley Park as a starting point, David and Vicky will be leading participants through processes and techniques which […]

Poetry To Go…

We have a diverse selection of poetry books which have been hand picked by our colleagues at Central Library for you to borrow before our Festival of Poetry on Thursday 2 October to celebrate National Poetry Day. Do come in and say hi and have a browse.

Wordpool Poetry Competition Film by Emily&Anne

We can’t wait to see what film makers Emily&Anne do with Wordpool’s Poetry Competitions winning poem! Emily&Anne are an award-winning directing duo who collaborate together, working freelance as animators and illustrators. Some of their clients include: CBeebies, CBBC, British Film Institute, FACT Liverpool, The Tate, Cornerhouse Manchester and DFS. They also make short films together, […]