A subscription to Agenda is vital for you to
keep up with contemporary poetry, with new and
established voices, with challenging essays and
reviews by well-known critics.
can also stimulate
your students by getting them to submit
up to six poems each for the Broadsheets for ‘young
poets’ (aged 16-mid thirties), with their
name, age, address, and email address and workplace,
university, school or college, plus a brief biography.
Young essayists and reviewers are chosen for
each issue of Agenda now,
too, so any students with promise in these areas
also have a chance
to see their work online and claim publication
in a worthy journal, which should help with their
futures. The first two publications were available
as colour posters.
One subscriber, a teacher/lecturer,
wrote in to say that he thought every teacher
should have the Notes for your own ‘Peculiar
Music’ written by the editor in the Celebratory
Issue for William Cookson, Volume 39, No 4.
It is true that many teachers do feel unsure
about the teaching of poetry. The regular Notes
for Broadsheet Poets
about craft, technique, content and critical
should give these teachers more
confidence in how to approach poetry, analyse
it, and how to inspire their students to write