•  September 4, 2017 |
    Poetry |

    Noel has been shortlisted for the Canterbury Festival Poet of the Year, and has been invited to read his work at the awards ceremony being held at the Gulbenkian Theatre on the 2nd of October. His poem ‘Blind Horse’ will be included in an anthology published by the Festival.
    Blind Horse You could be sadness itself beneath thi […]

  •  March 1, 2017 |
    Poetry |

    Noel’s poem, The Birdman of Goldenhill is to be included in the newly established Staffordshire Poetry Collection. It will be presented in libraries around the county and there are plans to make recordings of all the selected poems.
    The Birman of Goldenhill They’re dumping again half way down Holywall lane at least they were last […]

  •  November 1, 2016 |
    Exhibitions, Poetry |

    Noel has been invited to read at the awards ceremony of this year’s Allingham Festival in Ballyshannon, Donegal. His poem ‘Micro Engraver’ was placed third in the poetry competition.
    Micro Engraver… he has even inscribed Nothing is Impossible along the edge of a razor blade … Dark curtains tightly drawn,

    His long poem, ‘L […]

  •  December 17, 2013 |
    Poetry |

    Paintings of the North Pennines
    by Paul Stangroom
    with poems by Noel Connor
    Just published by Whin Sill Press, Northumberland, this is a beautifully produced full colour, large format book. It is a case bound hard back, cover printed, with an additional laminated printed wrap cover.
    Noel will be reading his work at a book launch at the Ro […]

  •  June 14, 2013 |
    Poetry, Videos |

    Noel has recently been commended for the Whitworth Poetry Prize.  Watch the above video to find out more and to see Noel’s reading at the Whitworth Gallery.