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Buy the book direct from the publisher here. A poetry book by Janine Booth. “Amplify the voices that rarely get a hearing. Power up the megaphone and drown out the jeering. Amplify and magnify the voices that are hampered by … Read more

Poetry and Settled Status for All

Cheltenham Poetry Festival presents readings from the anthology, Poetry and Settled Status for All (CivicLeicester, 2022). Published in January this year, the anthology is inspired by and builds on how, around the world, campaigners are asking governments to give Settled Status, Indefinite … Read more

Poetry and Settled Status for All

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Janine’s sonnet, Another Country, is included in the anthology Poetry and Settled Status for All, published by Civic Leicester. It is reviewed in Cambridge University’s Varsity.

What they are saying about ‘Unprecedented Rhymes’


Buy it here. Janine’s poetry is a raw and powerful expression of the solidarity between working- class people (in all our diversity) throughout history but also particularly the community resistance and togetherness that we have felt during the pandemic. Nadia … Read more

Poems for the Year 2020

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Launching this anthology of pandemic poetry, Janine and other poets will read their contributions. Email Janine for Zoom link.

POSTPONED: Coronaverses Live! in Brighton

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This event will be rescheduled for the new year. Janine Booth and other contributing poets read poems from the anthology Coronaverses: poems from the pandemic at a Brighton venue with Covid safety measures in place. Details and tickets here.   … Read more

Top Fades and Patterns

Man outside barber shop in Manchester

This poem was written in response to this photograph, for a collection of poems inspired by photos taken in Manchester, compiled by Flapjack Press.   Standing outside, he is touting for business Guys in the doorway show he’ll do it … Read more

Video: Coronaverses Live


More than twenty poets read their contributions to the anthology Coronaverses: poems from the pandemic. Buy the book here.