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30/3 by Sean Burn

30/3 by Sean Burn read by Simon Jenner

Simon Jenner, Director of Survivors’ Poetry reads a poem by Sean …

Crackdown Tribunal by Dave Russell

Crackdown Tribunal by Dave Russell

Dave, stalwart of London-based Survivor’s open mic nights, plays an established …


What a difference a month makes. The uncharted cultural waters caused by the departure of Maria Miller on the one hand and the morphic, even morphined state of various NPOs (National Portfolio Organisations – regularly funded by the Arts Council) as they contemplate their fate after the round of applications closed on St Patrick’s day.… read more

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Our Vision is a world which celebrates the creative expression of survivors through poetry. Our Mission is coordinating artistic activity; publishing and promoting poetry by survivors; supporting and developing survivor poets and establishing communication networks; challenging and changing the social and cultural definitions of poets and poetry; making connections between creativity and mental health.


POETRY LIBRARY: Perceptions of Difference

Tenth Anniversary event – Survivors’ Poetry celebrates DAO, creativity and survivor culture

Date: Wednesday 3rd September

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This latest issue… highlights (a) the artwork of Frank Bangay, founder member of Survivors Poetry and major contributor

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Poem of the Month

Iain Sinclair


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