Nelson Ball Prize/Bobbitt Awards/Major Chinese Prize – Poetry News Roundup December 4th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 4 de December de 2020 a las 07:54 am

Today, we end the week with a look at some poetry-related awards and prizes. Shortlist Announced for Inaugural Nelson Ball Prize The list of finalists for the first Nelson Ball prize has been announced. The prize has been named after Nelson Ball the late poet, bookseller and publisher from Paris, Ontario. It is to be […]


Kingston Writer’s National Prize/Writer’s Trust Awards – Poetry News Roundup December 3rd

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 3 de December de 2020 a las 06:07 am

Today’s poetry news takes a look at the National Poetry Prize awarded to a Kingston Writer. We also take a look at the Writer’s Trust Awards. National Poetry Prize for Kingston Writer Armand Garnet Ruffo, a Kingston-based poet, has been named as the winner of the Latner Writers’ Trust Poetry Prize for 2020. The prize, […]


Daft Days Tradition/Poetry Film Impresses – Poetry News Roundup December 2nd

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 2 de December de 2020 a las 05:48 am

Today on My Poetic Side we look at the Scots Tradition of “daft days” which is being used by Lidl this Christmas. We also look at the poetry film which has wowed judges. Scots 12 Days of Christmas Resurrected by Lidl A yuletide tradition in Scotland is this year being resurrected by the supermarket chain […]


War Hero Poet’s Works Displayed/O’Rourke Dies In Seoul – Poetry News Roundup December 1st

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 1 de December de 2020 a las 07:59 am

Today’s poetry news round-up takes a look at the poet and iconic war hero whose work will be going on display in Jerusalem, and the world’s foremost translator of Korean poetry who has died. Items Belonging to Poet Who Was Iconic War Hero to go on Public Display The National Library of Israel has received […]


RSL Anniversary/Charity Poetry Book For Sale – Poetry News Roundup November 30th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 30 de November de 2020 a las 06:23 am

We begin another week here on My Poetic Side with a look at the 200th anniversary of the RSL and a poetry book that has been written for charity. New Initiatives for RSL See Appointment of 60 Fellows The Royal Society of Literature has recently announced RSL 200. This is to be a five-year festival […]