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The Poetics of the Archive: Bloodaxe Archive challenge #1

The Poetry Society's Young Poets Network has teamed up with Newcastle University to explore the archives of Bloodaxe Books, one of the UK’s leading poetry publishers. This winter, they’re challenging poets aged up to 25 everywhere to delve into the specially designed digital version of the Bloodaxe archive and respond creatively to four brand new writing challenges.

This first challenge is really open: all you have to do is explore the Bloodaxe Archive on their website and write a poem in response to what you find there. There is plenty of guidance on how to get the best out of the archive. Enter for the chance to win Bloodaxe books, publication, and a performance slot at the prestigious Newcastle Poetry Festival.