— Poems by John Beaton
Now Available for Order from Word Galaxy Press
Full-length collection of original poetry from John Beaton, now available for order from Word Galaxy Press, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Foyles, and other online and offline bookstores worldwide.
Shadow-castingSubmitted by John Beaton on Sat, 10/16/2021 - 09:40
Robin Helweg-Larsen has included one of my poems in his fine blog: https://formalverse.com/.../potcake-poets-choice-john.../...
Halloween PoemSubmitted by John Beaton on Mon, 09/13/2021 - 10:06
Octorber 31 isn't far off. Here's a poem I wrote for the occasion a few years back: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc0e-HKUti8
Hosting of Author ReadingsSubmitted by John Beaton on Mon, 08/02/2021 - 10:47
Word Galaxy Book Launch ReadingSubmitted by John Beaton on Mon, 08/02/2021 - 10:45
Reading of Poem about Hunting Wolves with EaglesSubmitted by John Beaton on Mon, 08/02/2021 - 10:42
Northwards Now Review of Leaving CamustianavaigSubmitted by John Beaton on Sun, 05/09/2021 - 14:48
A fine review of my poetry book, "Leaving Camustianavaig." appears on page 34 of the Spring-Summer 2021 issue of Scotland's wonderful writing publication, "Northwards Now." Thanks to Kenny Taylor (editor) and
Haggis StabbingSubmitted by John Beaton on Tue, 01/12/2021 - 15:10
John Beaton’s poetry is metrical and has been widely published in media as diverse as Able Muse and Gray’s Sporting Journal. He wrote a monthly poetry page for several years for the magazine Eyes on BC and served for four years as moderator of one of the internet’s most reputable poetry workshops, Eratosphere. He recites his poems from memory as a spoken word performer and a poet member of the band Celtic Chaos. His poetry has won several awards, including the 2015 String Poet Prize and the 2012 Able Muse Write Prize for Poetry. He is a retired actuary who was raised in the Scottish Highlands and lives in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island, Canada.