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....
NNF10 Event Photographs

NNF10 Event Photographs

We recently received a CD full of photographs taken by Martin Figura at the Les Murray and Andrew Motion evening we held with Writer’s Centre Norwich, rather than overwhelming the blog with all of them, they are available to view on our Flickr stream should you...

Issue 69 of The Rialto now available

The current issue of the poetry magazine is now available from the link below. This one is a bit of a special ensemble, celebrating 25 years, or thereabouts, of the magazine’s existence; featuring, as always, plenty of poets who have appeared in the magazine...
Poetry champs

Poetry champs

I’ve just had the slightly daunting task of trying to find all of The Rialto covers from the last 25 years, scattered as they are to the four winds, or corners of the offices, studios and tenements we variously inhabit. It’s thrown up some rather lovely...

Next issue

Things continue rolling forward, we’re now working on the next issue (69) which should be available in time for the NNF Writers Centre Norwich do at The Playhouse all being well, cover is selected, a reappearance of work by an artist we featured a good few years...

Launch Party 1984

Launch Party Originally uploaded by Rialto Poetry Magazine Michael M has procured a few photos from way back in the mid 1980s, when The Rialto first thrust its shoots through the Norfolk soil. We’ve posted them on Flickr and used a few of them in the history of...