11
Apr

New Laureate Announced/Whiting Award Winner/Neruda Museums’ Struggle – Poetry News Roundup April 11th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 11 de April de 2022 a las 04:46 am

Today on My Poetic Side we look at the new poet laureate in Miami-Dade, the winner of the Whiting Award 2022 and the struggles of the Pablo Neruda Museums. Miami-Dade Gets First Poet Laureate In 2013 the poet Richard Blanco served as the fifth inaugural poet in the United States. He read “One Today” at […]

6
Apr

Tree Planted For Shelley/National Poetry Competition Winner Announced – Poetry News Roundup April 6th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 6 de April de 2022 a las 09:05 am

Today we look at the importance of the tree planted to mark the bicentenary of the death of the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and the winner of the National Poetry Competition. Bicentenary of Death of Shelley Marked with Tree Planting The 200 year anniversary of the death of Percy Bysshe Shelley, the Horsham-born poet, has […]

4
Apr

Wheatley Letter Display/Windham-Campbell Prize Awarded – Poetry News Roundup April 4th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 4 de April de 2022 a las 05:22 am

We begin the week with a look at a rare Phillis Wheatley letter that is to go on display in a museum, and we also have an article about this years winner of the Windham-Campbell prize. Rare Phillis Wheatley Letter Acquired by Museum A rare printing of a letter by Phillis Wheatley has been acquired […]

30
Mar

Tupac Auction/Hernandez Anniversary/Spoken Word Poet Nomination – Poetry News Roundup March 30th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 30 de March de 2022 a las 05:59 am

Today in our poetry news round up we look at Tupac Shakur’s poetry up for auction, the anniversary of the death of Miguel Hernandez and the spoken word poet who has been nominated for an award. Unpublished Childhood Poetry of Tupac Shakur Put up For Auction When Tupac Shakur was just 11 years old, he […]

28
Mar

Poet Quoted At Supreme Court/Poet’s Statue Protected – Poetry News Roundup March 28th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 28 de March de 2022 a las 05:18 am

We begin the week with a look at the poet who was quoted at a supreme court confirmation hearing, and the work going on to protect a statue of a national poet. The History of a Poem Used at Confirmation Hearing During the recent confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown […]