On this page you'll be able to find out what all the Yaffles are up to, who is new to the team and which publications are being fledged ...
Two anthologies are in the world with Yaffle's help, this month. 'And the Stones Fell Open' from
We are over the Yaffle moon to be collecting our newest poet's wonderful box of books from the printer's this week. Matt Nicholson's fabulous collection 'Small Havocs' was incubating over the winter and is finally ready to fly. Give it a brilliant welcome with us on 26th March at The Brain Jar, Trinity House Lane, Old Hull Town at 7-30pm.
We are proud to announce the publication of our wonderful new pamphlet from Keith Lander. Keith will be launching next year but in the meantime he can be seen (and heard) at Runcible Spoon in Morley on December 8th and at the Word Club Christmas party at the Chemic Tavern , Woodhouse, Leeds on 15th December. Welcome to the Yaffle family, Keith!
On September 22nd YAFFLE are proud to launch our 10th publication 'Optics', the fabulous second collection from our very own managing editor, Mark Connors. The event will be at the Flying Duck, Ilkley and proceedings will start at 2pm. Mark will be supported by a Whiralgust of Yaffles and will be a real celebration of Yaffle's achievements so far.
On 20th October, YAFFLE will launch Pat Edwards' first pamphlet, 'Only Blood' at The Poetry Pharmacy in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire. THis will be the first event at the Pharmacy and is bound to be a brilliant afternoon. Pat will be supported by Paul Waring, Gill Lambert and Jen Hawkins and compered by Yaffle's Mark Connors and The Poetry Pharmacy's Deborah Alma.The event is free but places are limited.
Friday 5th July will see Yaffle's editorial team taking part in a poetry walk around Bradford's film locations.
We will be meeting at 5.30 pm outside the National Science and Media Museum. The tour will last for 90 minutes. For info about tickets, please click on the link below.
On Saturday 6th July Yaffle will be launching two publications: Terry Simpson's wonderful pamphlet 'The Magpie's Box' and our second collection 'The Wilderness of Skin' from the brilliant Kathleen Strafford. Proceedings will be held at Hyde Park Book Club in Headingley from 2pm.
Penny Sharman's pamphlet 'Fair Ground' will be launched in Manchester on Wednesday July 24th at The Central Library from 5-30 - 7-30pm. She will be supported by Gill Lambert, Marie Naughton, Pat Edwards and Rebecca Jane Bilkau.
Paul Waring's fantastic pamphlet 'Quotidian' will be launched on Sunday July 28th at West Kirby Arts Centre, The Old Unitarian Church, 29 Brookfield Gardens, CH48 4EL from 1-30pm. Paul will be supported by Gill Lambert, Pat Edwards and Edwin Stockdale. The event will be compered by Mark Connors.
On Friday 16th of August, the Yaffle editorial team are very proud to launch the Reel Bradford anthology which will include poems about Bradford's long relationship with cinema and film.The event will be at 18-30 at Bradford Library.