10
May

Booke’s Letter Up For Auction/Tagore Twitter Celebration – Poetry News Roundup May 10th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 10 de May de 2021 a las 05:25 am

Our first poetry news round-up of the week takes a look at some of Rupert Brooke’s letters that have gone up for auction and the 160th anniversary of the birth of the poet Rabindranath Tagore. Letters from Rupert Brooke to Friend in Fiji Sold at Auction Just before World War One, Rupert Brooke, who is […]

5
May

Shelley Memorial/Silenced Poet Is Heard – Poetry News Roundup May 5th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 5 de May de 2021 a las 04:48 am

Today on My Poetic Side we look at the proposed memorial for Shelley and the war poet whose poems have never been heard before. Memorial to Shelley is Supported by Michael Rosen A £40,000 fundraiser is being launched by the Shelley Memorial Project in order to create a memorial to the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley […]

3
May

RSL Ondaatje Prize/Moth Poetry Prize/Vaccine Poetry – Poetry News Roundup May 3rd

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 3 de May de 2021 a las 09:25 am

We begin the week with a look at the shortlist for the RSL Ondaatje Prize, the winner of the 2021 Moth Poetry Prize and the Covid Vaccine inspired poetry installation. RSL Ondaatje Prize Shortlist The shortlist for this year’s Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize has been announced. There are six writers on this years […]

28
Apr

Anthony Thwaites Passes Away – Poetry News April 29th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 28 de April de 2021 a las 10:52 am

Today our poetry news roundup looks at Anthony Thwaites, the poet and editor who has died at the age of 90. Anthony Thwaites Dies Aged 90 The poet Anthony Thwaites has died at the age of 90. He had been struggling with illness for a long time. A prolific writer in his own right, he […]

26
Apr

OCM Prize/ Frost Manuscript / Hebrew Poetry Prize – Poetry News Roundup April 26th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 26 de April de 2021 a las 06:07 am

Today’s poetry news roundup looks at the winner of the OCM Bocas Prize, the Robert Frost manuscript that is going up for auction and the winner of the Hebrew Poetry Prize. OCM Bocas Prize 2021 Canisia Lubrin, St. Lucia born poet, has won this year’s OCM Bocas Prize for The Dyzgraphxst. The poem, which is […]