A new mixtape collected from my meanderings on Spotify.

It’s the Winter Solstice – 21st December – as I begin to write this, as deep into winter as you can get before the pendulum swings back towards the light of spring. This year has been another strange one, often challenging, heartbreaking, joyous. We’ve welcomed new members to the family and sadly bade others farewell. […]


V.Press editor-in-chief Sarah Leavesley/James takes us inside her ten-line masterpiece.

Last weekend we went on one of our long family walks to Black Nore Lighthouse, which you may know is how the online journal I launched in January got its name. The walk got me thinking (as walks often do) how much I’m enjoying being an editor again after a break of about four years. […]

A stunner from Indigo Dreams co-director Ronnie Goodyer today, which shows how the poet can faithfully capture a moment for a reader.

An atmospheric poem, as well as news of Alison Brackenbury’s new collection.

An affecting eco poem by Rachael Clyne.

A moving, bitter-sweet poem from Dawn Bauling today.

Martin Malone’s poem is a pinpoint study of a bird he knew he needed to write about.

Marc Woodward’s brush with a wild boar, and his own mortality.