Festschrift: online celebration of Cliff Yates’ poetry including contributions by Alan Baker, Andrew Taylor, Robert Sheppard, Ann & Peter Sansom, Neil Addison, Charlie Baylis, Sue Dymoke, Kelvin Corcoran, Matt Fallaize, Patricia Farrell, Angela Keaton, Ian McMillan, Nick Power, Pam Thompson, Scott Thurston, Steve Van-Hagen, Matthew Welton, Luke Yates, Ruth Yates and Tim Youngs.
Online poems by Cliff at PN Review, Ink, Sweat and Tears, And Other Poems, Molly Bloom, International Times, Morning Star, Great Works, Stride Magazine, M58, Litter, NOON: journal of the short poem, and others.
Cliff Yates reads ‘Rock Cross‘ from Frank Freeman’s Dancing School. Video.
Geoff Hattersley interviews Cliff Yates at Writers Aloud, an audio series featuring Fellows of the Royal Literary Fund.
Podcast on the RLF Writers Aloud My Favourite Book feature.
Short film talking about Captain Beefheart’s Safe as Milk on the ‘In Focus’ series featuring RLF Fellows talking about their writer’s talisman.
Cliff Yates reads at The Guitar Bar, Nottingham, February 2014. Video.
English in Education article: ‘Writing like writers in the classroom: free writing and formal constraint.’
Guardian feature on Cliff Yates by David Ward: ‘A few choice words from the guru’
Times Educational Supplement article, ‘Transcendental Dedication’on Cliff Yates teaching at Maharishi School, by Kate Clanchy.
Times Educational Supplement review of Jumpstart Poetry in the Secondary School by Kate Clanchy.
TES ‘Book of the Week’ review of Oranges: Poems from Maharishi School by Siân Hughes.
TES ‘My Best Teacher’ on Cliff Yates, interview with musician Joe Broughton.
The Times Educational Supplement archive also contains ‘Young Poet’ poems selected by Cliff during his time as TES guest poet, ‘Young Poet’ poems by Cliff’s Maharishi School students selected by other TES guest poets, and various articles written by Cliff, including a series of articles providing teaching ideas for poems collected in Poems for Refugees, ed. Pippa Haywood (Vintage, 2002) which was published to raise money for Afghan refugees.
Foyle Young Poets video lesson plan for the Poetry Society: ‘I remember’.