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Rising: A callout for an anthology of Welsh radical poetry

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Rising: A callout for an anthology of Welsh radical poetry

Mike Jenkins issues a callout for a new Culture Matters anthology. Image above: Rising, by Gustavius Payne

On St. David’s Day, March 1st 2022, Culture Matters plans to launch a new anthology of radical Welsh poetry. It will be edited by Mike Jenkins, founder member of the Red Poets collective and an Associate Editor of Culture Matters. It will be widely distributed as an ebook and will also available as a printed book, if funding efforts are successful.

Submissions are invited, and here are some guidelines:


1. You may submit one or two original poems in English or Welsh, each no more than 50 lines long.

2. Entries should broadly deal with themes relevant to working-class life, politics, communities and culture. A particular focus of the anthology will be ‘Rising’.

3. Entries should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by midnight on 31st January 2022. No entries will be accepted after that date.

4. Please include the poem(s) and your name, address, and contact details in the body of the email.

5. All entries remain the copyright of the author but Culture Matters will have the right to publish them online, as an ebook and as a printed book.

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Mike Jenkins

Mike Jenkins is an award-winning Welsh poet and author and unofficial poet for Cardiff City FC. His new book of political poetry, Nobody's Subject, is published in Summer 2016.