22 October 2010

in the Studio Theatre

poetry

Poetry South East 2010

In the 1970s and early 1980s South East Arts published a series of annual anthologies showcasing the work of regional poets. Anthologies were edited by the likes of Lawrence Lerner, Patric Dickinson, Barry McSweeney and early work by poets such as Niki Jacowska, Ian Caws and Hubert Moore appeared here.In 2000 the Lewes based Frogmore Press revived the anthology and ten years later a successor to Poetry South East 2000 is being published. Edited by Jeremy Page and Catherine Smith, it includes poems by John Agard, Ros Barber, Maria Jastrzebska, Grace Nichols, Susan Wicks and many more.