April 2016

April 2016

I thought that as it’s April I’d put a photo of primroses at the head of this Newsletter. So I went up to the coast to the place I thought I’d get a good picture, along the cliffs east of Cromer (yes, contrary to the famous Noel Coward quote, there...
New Editor Development Programme launched

New Editor Development Programme launched

The Rialto Editor Development Programme – Jan-Sept, 2016 Closing deadline: Friday 20th November 2015 Do you really enjoy reading poetry? Are you interested in running a poetry magazine? Running from Jan – Sept 2016, applications are open now for the EDP; a chance to...
Frank Redpath aka Philip Larkin

Frank Redpath aka Philip Larkin

There’s something of a frisson going on about the fact that a ‘discovered’ new poem by Larkin turns out to be one that was written by another poet living in Hull, Frank Redpath. Here’s a Frank Redpath poem for those of you that don’t have...
Nature poetry competition winners announced

Nature poetry competition winners announced

We have now received the results of the Nature Poetry Competition back from Simon Armitage and are delighted to announce that the winners are: 1st Prize of £1000 – ‘The Cow-Pat’ by Nigel Prentice 2nd Prize of £500 – ‘Gulls’ Bones’ by Jerome Luc Martin 3rd Prize of A...
Nature poetry competition longlist

Nature poetry competition longlist

Below is a copy of the long list, alphabetical by surname. Thanks to everyone who entered the competition, your response has been very heartening. We had over 3,000 entries in total. After Light Rain – Josephine Abbott Estate Management – Patricia Ace It’s...
International poetry prize for young writers opens

International poetry prize for young writers opens

The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award is for young writers worldwide. Last year’s competition attracted 7,351 young poets from 60 countries, spanning the globe from New Zealand to Nigeria and from right across the UK, making it one of the largest literary...
RSPB – Special prize

RSPB – Special prize

A Quick Photo update of the special prizewinner in the RSPB Rialto poetry competition. Pictured, left to Right, Mark Cocker, Naomi Foyle and Mike Mackmin all looking quite chirpy out in the cold but beautiful Norfolk countryside.  ...
The Cley Little Festival of Poetry 2012

The Cley Little Festival of Poetry 2012

Saturday June 2nd ALL DAY EVENTS Poetry Bookstall and coffee from 10.30am Poetry magazines and other publications from the invited poets/publisher plus hopefully a second-hand poetry bookstall. Poetry Tree An invitation to adorn the poetry tree with your favourite...
Our funding confirmed

Our funding confirmed

Funding confirmed for The Rialto Poetry magazine Norfolk-based poetry magazine The Rialto has received confirmation that it had been successful in its application to Arts Council England for funding through the National Lottery programme, ‘Grants for the Arts’. The...
An Evening with Simon Armitage and Glyn Maxwell

An Evening with Simon Armitage and Glyn Maxwell

The Rialto and Writers’ Centre Norwich present: An Evening with Simon Armitage and Glyn Maxwell Thursday 19 May, 7.30pm at Norwich Playhouse Don’t miss out on the chance to see Simon Armitage and Glyn Maxwell, two of the best poets writing in Britain today....