My very best wishes to all of my readers - thanks for your interest and support...
Please click on the POETRY link for a selection of my poetry for August.
A poem of mine has reached the semi-final round of America's Poetry Nation Poetry Competition...watch this space.
Other Recent Success : Two of my poems did well in The Poetry Kit Nature Poem Competition, both were in the "top ten"...one "Highly Commended" the other won Second Prize!
I shall be guest poet at Cheltenham's Poetry Cafe - Revived on August 10th.
Venue: Smokey Joe'S, 15-17 Bennington St. GL50 4ED, start at 7pm Come and hear me read ...and bring a poem for the open mic!
On September 29th I shall be reading at the Wooburn Festival, Bucks. with Metroland Poets. Full details at www.wooburn.com look up Spoken Word, Metroland Poets.
SOUTH 53 was launched with readings in READING in May. To see my reading as the Profiled Poet - click this link :
For information about SOUTH or anything on this website, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
PATRICK B. OSADA
I am a poet and editor living in Warfield Berkshire, England.
POETRY COLLECTIONS :
Three of my four collections are currently available:
Short Stories : Suburban Lives (ISBN 1-904781-50-0)
Rough Music (ISBN 1 -904781-48-9).
and my latest collection, Choosing the Route (ISBN 978 - 1 - 907401 - 13 - 8)
PLEASE NOTE : My previous publisher, BLUECHROME, has ceased trading. This is a great disappointment to many fine writers as Bluechrome was a vital and innovative publisher. Copies of my BLUECHROME books are now more difficult to find through the usual retail outlets, but can be found at Waterstone's and Amazon on line.
Please contact me direct at email@example.com regarding purchases.
My fourth collection, CHOOSING the ROUTE, has been released by my publisher, Indigo Dreams Publishing. Please click the link BIOGRAPHY & BOOKS (top left) for more information and a chance to purchase this book at a special price.
See "Biography and Books" for a new review.
CHOOSING THE ROUTE :
Chosen as :
The POETRY KIT "BOOK of the MONTH"
SOUTH Poetry Magazine 54 - The deadline for submissions has now passed. Poems will be chosen by our selectors and the magazine will be launched with readings in Portsmouth in October.
Please visit "Biography and Books" (link above) for a review of "CHOOSING THE ROUTE" in HQ Magazine.