2014 has offered further proof, if any were still needed, that poetry blogs are here to stay amid the maelstrom of social media.

www.roguestrands.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/the-best-uk-poetry-blogs-of-2014.html

After a couple of students used a sonnet to take a swipe at Tesco, the Guardian looks back at the often strained relationship

between poets and superstores.

www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/30/grocery-rhymes-poetry-supermarkets-tesco-sonnet-students

In Troilus and Criseyde, Chaucer takes risks, breaks laws, invents words and enters the dark.

www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/21/my-hero-geoffrey-chaucer-lavinia-greenlaw

Grants cut off writers from society, whereas past greats worked as ‘taxi drivers and waiters’ to feed their imaginations, says Horace Engdahl

www.theguardian.com/books/2014/oct/07/creative-writing-killing-western-literature

 

Creative writing courses aren’t killing literature – sanctimonious rich white tossers are

 Poet, novelist and blogger Tim Clare replies to Horace Engdahl's article

www.timclarepoet.co.uk

Anthony Wilson's always-relevant blog offers up a long list of lifesaving poems.

www. anthonywilsonpoetry.com

 Philip Gross in conversation with Devolved Voices

www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7NSYIBAK-4

London poet and short story writer David Bryant muses on how to not make a fool of yourself when starting out.

www.davidbryantpoetry.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/how-to-be-poet-and-not-damage-your.html