Writer in Residence

‘A Poetic City’ Writers in Residence commissions

We are looking for four experienced and socially engaged professional writers who can offer exciting and inclusive residencies a 4 locations across Bristol.

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20180525 – FOI Vanessa Kisuule  Poet Marvin by @JonCraig_Photos

Global Parliament of Mayors Poem

Poem commissioned for the 2018 Global Parliament of Mayors from the Bristol City Poet

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Image showing Bristol City Poets Miles and Vanessa with Mayor Marvin Rees

We’re looking for a new City Poet

Poets in Bristol are invited to apply to become the new City Poet. Read more for full application details.

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Mel Kelly

Staff Reading: Melanie Kelly

Suggested reading from one of our staff members.

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Festival of the Future City Day 2 2019 - workshop discussion - Evan Dawson

How do we find solutions to the great challenges of our time?

Outline of plans for our Big Solutions special themed programme

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Image of an audience member asking a question

Covid-19 advice for organisations and artists

Suggestions of further information and support available to individuals and organisations in the cultural and creative sectors, in response to Covid-19.

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A poetic city frame rough (artist assesment 2) - Willem Hampson

Artist and writer appointed for A Poetic City comic

News of appointment of artist and writer for comic book commission

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