The summer storms picked up more than a few wheelie bins – they’ve whisked away the whole of August and September too! Line your October nest with this shimmering selection…
Our lovely poetry editors Marnie and Clea have put together some of their favourite submissions from June. Read on for some beautiful queer love letters.
Meet the CB team: Clea Morris (she/her), Poetry Editor
Looking for some poetic inspiration? Our poetry editors Clea and Marnie have picked out some of their favourites! Click through to read.
In March, we hosted our very first London Poetry Workshop and Open Mic! We were so inspired by your openness, engagement, and beautiful poetry – so much so that we would love to share what some of you have written here, for the rest of the community to see.
Our Arts and Culture editor Sofi interviews poet Michael Kabasele ahead of her performance at the Clitbait Cabaret next month!
A gorgeous night of feminist fun in Stoke Newington, London…
Malaika Kegode is an award-winning writer, performer and creative producer based in Bristol. Her work is focused on uplifting and celebrating the overlooked and misunderstood. Beginning her arts career as a performance poet in 2014, Malaika has since developed her practice to encompass theatre, radio and film writing.
Read the wonderful submissions for our free verse poetry callout, “Run On”…
From world-shifting crises abroad to major decisions and events taking place here in the UK, it’s no doubt been an overwhelming time. The task of creatively expressing our thoughts about such difficult times can often swallow our energy instead of fuelling it. That’s why we asked our readership to note down an emotional response to a current issue in no more than 5 lines. See them here!
Meet the Clitbait Team: an interview with Marnie Russell, Poetry Editor
Meet the Clitbait Team: an interview with Izzy Hodgson, Poetry Editor
I wonder sometimes if writing poetry is bad for me. I sit in front of my computer or one of my hundreds of half-filled notebooks and puzzle my feelings into neat little rhyming couplets that could roll off the tongue with ease. Except the problem is that they don’t roll of my tongue at all, they just roll onto the page and get stuck there.
By Sophie Nankivell, Poetry Editor
Meet the Clitbait Team: an interview with Sophie Nankivell, our Poetry Editor…