Literature brings together writers and readers, helping us understand who we are, and our place in a complex world.

Writing Literary Portsmouth, the blog of the Portsmouth Literary Map, is here to stimulate discussions about the city, its incredible literary history, and its thriving creative scene.

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Literature brings together writers and readers, helping us understand who we are, and our place in a complex world.

Writing Literary Portsmouth, the blog of the Portsmouth Literary Map, is here to stimulate discussions about the city, its incredible literary history, and its thriving creative scene.

18 posts found

Sunflowers in potholes and roofs with Martian haircuts Poet and novelist, Helen Salsbury, reveals how Pens of the Earth, a collaboration of local writers and environmentalists, came to reimagine Portsmouth.

05 November 2021 9 min read

Helen Salsbury, tells how Pens of the Earth grew from the fertile ground of Portsmouth’s writing and environmental communities into collaboration of local writers and environmentalists who came to reimagine Portsmouth.

Sunflowers in a vase painting by Scott Alexander

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