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Survivors Poetry aim to publish and promote poetry by survivors; supporting and developing survivor poets and establishing communication networks; making connections between creativity and mental health. This blog contains notes from contributors to the survivors network.

Simon Jenner reports on the sad loss of Xochitl Tuck

28 February 2013


It’s difficult to encapsulate the past few months save in antiphonies: near disasters with real ones, brightly countered by new dawns and some sparkling paintwork. The most grievous loss from which it’s difficult to recover poise from is the death on 18th December last of Xochitl Tuck, our Events organizer from the early days, who presided over the Poetry Café and Tottenham Chances so unflinchingly that when she didn’t turn up on the12th December, the authorities were...

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