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#newfeatures
by Eliot York in Features    Mar 22, 2014
I'm excited to tell you about some new features on the site. The design has been refreshed, mostly to give more breathing room and focus to your poems, as I felt it was too cluttered before, and to accommodate these new features. Also, for those of you browsing on your mobile phone or iPad, you should notice a big improvement in the layout and readability of the poems.
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Collections
by Eliot York in News    Feb 22, 2014
I've released some changes and improvements to the collections feature, in addition to adding a section on the home page for "featured collections". Collections remain a niche feature of the site, but I'm hoping with these new features that will soon change. Here is a little bit about what's new.
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Happy (belated) new year!
by Eliot York in News    Feb 7, 2014
The last year was good to Hello Poetry. Our community now bustles day-in and day-out with writers, both young and old, traditional and anarchic alike, from nearly every position on this sphere we inhabit. It is hard to imagine how much has changed since the tumbleweed days of 2009 and I'm excited and grateful for the talent and enthusiasm of the people who choose to publish their work here. Poetry is dead?? Long live poetry!
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Hello Poet: Interview with Jeremy R. Frenette
by Daniel James in Interviews    May 7, 2013
Meet one of Hello Poetry's most popular young poets, Jeremy R Frenette and find out what makes him tick...
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What's next for Hello Poetry
by Eliot York in News    Jun 25, 2012
I've been planning an update to the site for several months now, and I wanted to share some of the details of it with you before it goes live. There is good news and bad news, so you'll want to read through and find out how this will affect your experience here.
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Sunshine on a rainy day
by Daniel James in Tips & Ideas    Apr 17, 2012
A rainy day is great for some things - like making excuses. Here's five ideas to help you siphon those uninspired puddles onto the page in full technicolour...
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Inua Ellams Interview
by Daniel James in Interviews    Apr 14, 2012
Inua Ellams, also known as Phaze, is a Nigerian-born London poet whose new show Black T-Shirt Collection is currently on at the National Theatre.

I met him for at the Espresso bar the day after his first performance. He declines my offer of coffee and opts for some cashew nuts instead. He’s got a calming presence, looking quietly comfortable in a grey jumper and speaking with a measured voice, with a slight Nigerian accent.
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Event this Monday for UK Poets!
by Daniel James in News    Apr 13, 2012
If you're based in London we have a very special offer for you as a Hello Poetry user! We've managed to secure special price £10 tickets for a wonderful new poetry-theatre piece at the National Theatre in London's Southbank centre. The show is Inua Ellam's second outing to the National and is called 'Black T-Shirt Collection'.
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