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Welcome to Issue two of The Blue Nib, the magazine site hosted by poets for poets and poetry lovers. Midsummer is almost upon us and so this issue has been titled Midsummer Madness and it has an insane amount of content. As well as our normal featured pages we have four articles featuring advice from award winning poet Hanna Lowe. Six ways to beat the dreaded block and two articles on poetry and it’s continued importance. Our featured poet is the very talented and much published poet Shirley Bell.

Editor Needed; I thought I would take this opportunity to mention that the magazine is tentatively seeking a second editor to join the team. With two unique sites to run the work load for one person is quite large and a feature and poetry editor who was willing to give a few hours per week would be a great help. Anyone who feels they have the experience and the time to offer should contact me at

Our first issue had more than 5000 individual visits to the site. Here’s to our continued success.

Dave Kavanagh.



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