Adrian Green's Poetry Page



·Adrian Green

·Chorus and Codapublished Dec 2007


·Selected Poems from "The Watchers"

·Some Jazz Poems

·Anthologies with poems included

·Poetry Links

·Southend Poetry Group

·Southend Links


·Resourcesprinters and reference services

·Contact Information :- Mail to Adrian Green


Now available from The Littoral Press

ISBN 978-0955092671

Copyright Note: All poems on this site have been previously published elsewhere.


Adrian Green

Adrian Green lives England, overlooking the sea at Southend, Essex. He is a former editor of SOL magazine, reviews editor of Littoral, and has published 2 pamphlet collections - Beachgame (1977) and The Watchers (1987) - as well as poems and reviews in a number of magazines and anthologies. His new collection, Chorus and Coda (ISBN 978-0955092671), is available from the Littoral Press. He is a former chairman of Open University Poets (1995-97) and is associated with the Southend Poetry Group and the Essex Poetry Festival. He has degrees in psychology and general arts as well as a post-graduate diploma in humanities.

His poems have been published in Acumen, Chimera, Envoi, Essex Countryside, Global Tapestry, In Praise of Essex, Iron, New Essex Writing, Openings, Poet’s England – Essex, Poetry in Practice, Provincia Corvina (Romania), Pro Saeculum (Romania), Psychopoetica, Selected Poems of the UK (Spiny Babbler, Nepal), Sol, Southend Poetry, The Interpreter’s House, The Morning Star, The Unsaid Goodnight (Stride), Waves and several other magazines and collections. .Listen to some poems from Chorus and Coda on Myspace –

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Southend Poetry Group

The Southend Poetry anthologies have been published in pamphlet form each year since 1985 - over 900 poems by more than 80 different writers, each active in South East Essex at the time of publication.

Check out the web page here:

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Poetry Links

Acumen Poetry Magazine - An established and erudite magazine of contemporary poetry and criticism.

Derek AdamsEssex poet, photographer, web designer and poetry promoter

Essex 100Essex history through verse. The Essex Hundred contains 100 poems that relate to specific events, places or people to have left their mark on the county of Essex.

Famous Poets and Poems - An essential poetry resource – poets you would expect to be famous and some you may not have heard of (but should find out about!)

Mervyn Linford - One of the Southend Poets - see links below

Paul Taylor London based poet and jazz musician – see his site

Open University Poets

These are links to pages maintained by some other OU poets:


Al Campbell

Links to "Flight of Augury" and "Sticks and Stones" – poems and amazing photographs


Keith Thompson

Poetry, Astrology and other links




The Poetry Kit  - Poetry Resource site - Events, Listings, Magazines

Stuart BowditchPoet, sound artist, DJ and performer.

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Southend Links





Digby Fairweather

Southend's premier jazz cornet virtuoso



Mervyn Linford

Poet - one of Southend's finest and editor of Littoral Magazine



Sandra Lester

Poet and author of The Ripper Unmasked, a memoir of her relationship with the Yorkshire Ripper

Information on Southend, including links to Southend sites etc. Also contains a discussion forum. Highly recommended!



Southend Arts Council

Formed in 1978 after a lobbying campaign by the Southend Action Group for the Arts (SAGA) to speak for the arts in Southend



Southend Jazz Club

Live bands playing traditional jazz and blues from the early twentieth century.



Southend Poetry Group

Poets and readers from the Southend area




Poetry, art, music and performance events – a sort of 21st century equivalent of Expression, PMG and the Bang Magazine Collective in the 1970s and 80s




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4edge ltd

A division of 4edge Ltd - printers specialising in providing print-on-demand and perfect-bound book production. A site with lots of useful information on the publishing process.

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Contact Information

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All material on this site copyright © Adrian Green, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Last revised: 3 June 2013