Contemporary Poetry: the basics

This second Mslexia Mini is a handy primer on writing contemporary poetry. With a selection of writing exercises included, this mini is suitable for both experienced poets and those of you just figuring it out. Linda France takes you through the different elements of contemporary poetry, illustrating each ‘principle’ with poems from some of our top women poets, including Carol Ann Duffy, Anne Carson and Gwyneth Lewis. We hope this Mslexia Mini will help you discover or refine your own style of contemporary poetry. Available for just £3 as a handy e-book or illustrated PDF.