A Day At Wicken Fen

A Day At Wicken Fen

It was a great privilege to spend a day at Wicken Fen, near Ely, in the company of Professor Nick Davies, who has grown to love this undrained, species-rich Fen after studying it daily for more than 30 years. Nick is an expert on the behaviour of cuckoos and how they...
Nature and Place winners announced

Nature and Place winners announced

We have now received the results of the Nature and Place Poetry Competition back from Kathleen Jamie and are delighted to announce that the winners are: 1st Prize of £1000 – ‘Marsh thistle’ by Jemma Borg 2nd Prize of £500 – ‘Harold Wilson Rows Towards Bishop Rock’ by...
Cold Fire – The Bowie launch event

Cold Fire – The Bowie launch event

We don’t tend to often get decent photos of launches, however Jon Stone took a fair few really good shots including some of the Bowie-oke. and we thought it might be nice to share some of them. We’ve tried to find one of everybody from the pictures we...
The Rialto Newsletter, February 2017

The Rialto Newsletter, February 2017

January, though it might be a month for resolute and joyous new beginnings is also, for self- employed persons like myself, the month when the Inland Revenue threatens punishment if you don’t submit your Tax Return. It’s possibly this shadow that makes the...
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...