Lemn Sissay Honoured/Cavafy’s Home Restoration/Beckett Festival Anniversary – Poetry News Roundup May 4th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 4 de May de 2022 a las 05:52 am

Today on My Poetic Side we look on the poet who has been honoured by the Royal Geographical Society, the Museum that is to be restored, and the 2022 Beckett Festival. Lemn Sissay OBE, Honoured by Royal Geographical Society The writer, poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay, who is also Chancellor of the University of Manchester, […]


Wordsworth’s Home Sale/Stella Awards Winner – Poetry News Roundup May 2nd

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 2 de May de 2022 a las 02:12 pm

We start the week with a look at William Wordsworth’s former home which has been put up for sale, and the winner of the 2022 Stella Awards poetry category. William Wordsworth’s Former Ambleside Home up for Sale A house just outside Ambleside that once belonged to the Romantic poet William Wordsworth has been put on […]


Charlotte Bronte Book Comes Home – Poetry News April 27th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 27 de April de 2022 a las 05:28 am

Today in our poetry news round up we look at just one story, the news that Charlotte Bronte’s little book will be returning to Yorkshire Charlotte Bronte’s “Little Book” Returns Home A tiny manuscript titled “A Book of Rhymes” that was penned by Charlotte Bronte has been sold for a staggering $1.25m. The book which […]


English Language Day/Nottingham Poetry Festival Returns/Guggenheim’s Poet-In-Residence – Poetry News Roundup April 25th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 25 de April de 2022 a las 05:51 am

Today’s poetry news round-up looks at English Language Day, the Nottingham Poetry Festival’s return, and the Guggenheim Museum’s poet-in-residence. English Language Day 23 April marks the UN English Language Day, an annual event that began in 2010. The UN inaugurated the event to celebrate multilingualism and promote all six of their official languages and their […]


Big Jubilee Read/Morys’ Anniversary – Poetry News Roundup April 20th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 20 de April de 2022 a las 07:08 am

Today’s poetry news roundup brings you details about The Big Jubilee Read and the celebrations for the 400thanniversary of the birth of Huw Morys. The Big Jubilee Read As part of the celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee a selection of works by different writers has been put together to form The Big Jubilee Read. […]