news & gigs

Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Tuesday 13th July 2021, 7pm – with Jennifer Wong and Helen Calcutt:

Wolverhampton Literature Festival, Friday 12th February 2021, 6pm.

‘Somehow’ is a Poetry School Book of the Year 2020 (longlist)

Arts Fest Online ‘Somehow’ Poetry Reading and Talk with Helen Calcutt and RM Francis, Tuesday 1st December

Somehow’ Book Launch, Tuesday 20 October, 7.30pm

Helen’s poem ‘A conversation with my daughter about my brother’s suicide’ has been entered for the Forward Prizes, Best Single Poem Category by Ink, Sweat and Tears.

Helen’s new poem ‘Pale deer, soft-footed’ has been published The London Magazine.

Helen’s new poem ‘Grief is like a miracle’ has been published by Wild Court.

‘Eighty Four’ is a Poetry Wales Book of the Year, 2019

Helen’s new poem ‘Allotment evening’ has been published by Wild Court:

Helen’s new poem ‘A mountain that is your grief you can’t utter’ has been published by the Cardiff Review

Helen has been awarded an Arts Council grant to write her second, full-length poetry collection ‘A mountain that is your grief you can’t utter’

Eighty Four has been shortlisted for the Saboteur Awards 2019