4
Oct

Alabama’s First Black Poet Laureate/Making Darkness Light – Poetry News Roundup October 4th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 4 de October de 2021 a las 09:03 am

We begin the week with a look at the Alabama poet laureate who is making history and a look at a new biography on the poet John Milton. Alabama Appoints first Black Poet Laureate Ashley Jones has been appointed as the first Black poet laureate for Alabama.  She will also be the youngest poet laureate […]

29
Sep

Statue Sparks Row/Nobel Prize Winner’s House Sale/American Poet To Be Honoured – Poetry News Roundup September 29th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 29 de September de 2021 a las 08:11 am

Today’s poetry news roundup looks at the statue sparking a row in Italy, the home of a Nobel Prize winner that is up for sale and a planned statue in honour of an American poet. Statue Inspired by Work of Poet Sparks Row A bronze statue which was sculpted by an artist named Emanuele Stifano […]

27
Sep

Norwid Celebration/Makar’s Call For Poets’ Action – Poetry News Roundup September 27th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 27 de September de 2021 a las 03:07 am

We begin the week with a look at the celebrations in honour of the poet Kamil Norwid, and the Scots Makar’s call for poets to help pen a collective poem. Poet Kamil Norwid Honoured on 200th Anniversary of his Birth The poet Kamil Norwid, who was rather underappreciated during his lifetime, has been honoured with […]

22
Sep

Museum Reopens/Statue Provokes Political Debate/Ripon Festival – Poetry News Roundup September 22nd

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 22 de September de 2021 a las 07:28 am

In today’s poetry news roundup we look at the reopening of a museum dedicated to the life of a poet, the statue which is a political hotspot and the Ripon Poetry Festival. Hannah Senesh Museum Reopens The newly renovated Hannah Senesh House which is located near Caesarea has recently reopened to the public. The museum […]

20
Sep

Heaney Readings/Hungarian Poet Honoured/First Edition Breaks Record – Poetry News Roundup September 20th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 20 de September de 2021 a las 07:12 am

We begin the week with a look at the return of the Seamus Heaney Memorial Readings, the plaque to honour a Hungarian poet and the first edition with a poet’s preface which has fetched a record amount at auction. Seamus Heaney Memorial Reading Returns The Seamus Heaney Memorial Reading is set to return in person […]