Win poetry books and tickets to Derwent Poetry Festival

new work: Six poets will be reading from their new collections including Clive Allen with his book Violets.
new work: Six poets will be reading from their new collections including Clive Allen with his book Violets.

A CELEBRATION of new poetry returns to the Dales this month.

Masson Mills in Matlock Bath will be hosting acclaimed annual Derwent Poetry Festival, with esteemed poets from across the country visiting the area for the event.

The Mercury has teamed up with Templar Poetry to offer five readers a festival ticket and a complimentary new poetry collection.

Ten runners up will win complimentary short collections.

To find out more see this week’s Mercury.