Poet in Residence
David TaitNanjing, China
David Tait lives in Guangzhou, China, where he works as a teacher.
His poems have been widely published in magazines and anthologies including Ambit, Magma, Poetry Review and The Rialto and his pamphlet Love's Loose Ends won the Poetry Business pamphlet competition (as judged by Simon Armitage) in 2010.
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In early 2017 I had the good fortune to come back to the UK to undertake a Clarissa Luard Award […]
This week’s writing exercise invites readers to write about the journey of a significant object or personal family heirloom, using […]
In early 2017 I had the good fortune to come back to the UK to undertake a Clarissa Luard Award Residency at The Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere
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Welcome to ‘Writing Together’ – The Poetry Business’ digital writer development programme, featuring virtual workshops, audio & blog content, eBooks and writing exercises …
An update on our Writing Days this month, plus three writing exercises from Ann & Peter Sansom…
“Reading for a competition is similar to browsing a bookshop, except hopefully more thorough. I suppose I look for the poems that surprise me, trouble me, challenge or console me; the ones I wish I’d written …”