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...
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...
Introducing our new pair of assistant editors

Introducing our new pair of assistant editors

We’re delighted to announce the next two assistant editors who will be taking part in our Editor Development Programme: Will Harris and Joanna Thompson.  They will be working with Michael and me (Fiona) on the next issue of The Rialto for early 2017 and will have...
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...
introducing the new Assistant Editors

introducing the new Assistant Editors

We can now announce our two new Assistant Editors: Edward Doegar and Degna Stone. We are delighted to have them, and they say they are thrilled and excited to be joining us. Here they are: Edward Doegar grew up in Hull and now lives in London. His poems, reviews and...
The Rialto at Aldeburgh – November 2015

The Rialto at Aldeburgh – November 2015

***STOP PRESS*** 3 November.  Helen Macdonald is now taking part in the Rialto-sponsored discussion ‘Language & Nature’ on Friday evening.  A chance to remember that she’s not only the award-winning author of H is for Hawk but also a powerful and...
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...