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Featured Articles

Give Poetry A Chance! Have been featured in numerous articles since its creation. Featuring in likes of the Liverpool Echo, Sefton Life Magazine, Urbanista and many more. We pride ourselves in building a community and we want to thank the publications and writers than have helped us along the way.


Bido Lito – 22/10/2020
By Mary Olive

“This month’s selection of creative writing features members of Give Poetry A Chance. Poets Laura FerrisLouise Evans and Cullo provide the words, all selected by Give Poetry A Chance founder Dan Cullinan, who now shares his experience in running the initiative…”

Bido Lito – 24/07/2020
By Mary Olive

“Like many aspects of Liverpool’s cultural offer, lockdown delivered a blow to the poetry community within the city. With the cancellation of events, poets and performers have had to instead make a space for themselves online…”


Peach Street – 01/03/2020
By Laura Ferries

“Gazing up at a Glastonbury Festival poster with the words ‘Give Peace a Chance’ splashed across it, Daniel Cullinan could never have imagined in that moment just exactly what this seed of inspiration would germinate into only one year later…”

In Your Area – 13/03/2020
By Danielle Kate Wroe

“Give Poetry A Chance! is a Liverpool-based monthly poetry event, hosted at the Jacaranda, encouraging people in the local area to showcase their talents…”


JMU Journalism – 27/02/2020
By Scarlett O’Toole

“A new book has been released to mark the year anniversary of a spoken word event, with all profits going to Scouse Kitchen. Give Poetry a Chance, which provides a platform for Liverpool-based poets, launched the anthology yesterday…”

La Vida Liverpool – 05/11/2019
By Chelsea Smith

“On the 20th November I stumbled across Give Poetry A Chance, a poetry open mic night hosted by Dan Cullinan. A celebration of the form and all its forms…”