Poet’s Museum Fund/Banksy’s Artwork/Serena Williams ‘If’ – Poetry News Roundup March 11th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 11 de March de 2021 a las 06:57 am

Today we bring you articles about the teenagers trying to save a poets museum, the confirmation of an authentic piece of artwork by Banksy, and the tennis star reading poetry for International Women’s Day. Teenager Trying to Raise Funds to Save Poets Museum A Scottish teenager and his friend are preparing to hopefully raise half […]


Makar’s Tenure Ends/Ted Hughes’ Footsteps – Poetry News Roundup March 10th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 10 de March de 2021 a las 06:25 am

Today we look at the Makar’s Malt and the poets walking trails in our poetry news round up. Scottish Makar Marks End of Tenure 8th March marked International Women’s Day and two of the oldest crafts in Scotland came together to celebrate, poetry and whisky. Jackie Kay, the Scottish Makar, selected the Isle of Raasay […]


Bocas Henry Swanzy Award/Poet’s Statue To Be Removed? – Poetry News Roundup March 9th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 9 de March de 2021 a las 06:08 am

Today’s poetry news roundup takes a look at the winners of the 2021 Boca Henry Swanzy Award, and the poet’s statue on the council review list. 2021 Bocas Henry Swanzy Award Winners Announced Edward Baugh and Mervyn Morris, both Jamaicans and professors’ emeriti at the University of West Indies have been announced as this year’s […]


Scotland’s Poetry Festival/Dr Seuss Books To Be Withdrawn – Poetry News Roundup March 8th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 8 de March de 2021 a las 05:13 am

We begin the week on My Poetic Side with a look at this year’s StAnza International Poetry Festival and the Dr Seuss books being withdrawn from publication. Scotland’s International Poetry Festival Online Over the weekend StAnza, the International Poetry Festival in Scotland, went live online for the first time. The festival is an annual one […]


Moth Prize Shortlist/Unseen Poet’s Letter – Poetry News Roundup March 5th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 5 de March de 2021 a las 05:41 am

Our final poetry news round-up of the week look at this year’s Moth Poetry Prize shortlist and the discovery of a previously unseen letter from a poet. Moth Poetry Prize Shortlist Announced The shortlist for this year’s Moth Poetry Prize has been announced by the current chair of the creative writing centre at the Seamus […]