20
Jul

Poetry Foundation’s Award To African Poetry Book Fund/Mattera Passes Away – Poetry News Roundup July 20th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 20 de July de 2022 a las 04:32 am

Today on My Poetic Side, we look at the award that has been made to the African Poetry Book Fund by the Poetry Foundation and the death of the poet and activist Don Mattera. African Poetry Book Fund Awarded $343K by Poetry Foundation An award of $343k has been made to the African Poetry Book […]

18
Jul

US Poet Laureate Named/Hughes Private Photograph Exhibition – Poetry News Roundup July 18th

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

We begin the week with a look at the new Poet Laureate in the US and the exhibition of Ted Hughes memorabilia that has opened. 24th US Poet Laureate Named The Library of Congress has announced that Ada Limón will be the 24th poet laureate of the United States. Limón will take up her new […]

13
Jul

Cohen Documentary/CliPPA 2022 Winner Announced – Poetry News Roundup July 13th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 13 de July de 2022 a las 12:36 pm

Today’s poetry news roundup looks at the new Leonard Cohen documentary and the winner of the 2022 CLiPPA Award. The Focus for a New Cohen Documentary “Hallelujah” It was nearly 40 years ago when the poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen released “Hallelujah”, and it was very much a flop at the time. Today the song […]

11
Jul

Longley Wins International Poetry Prize/National Poet Of Wales – Poetry News Roundup July 11th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 11 de July de 2022 a las 04:09 am

Today in our poetry news round up we look at the winner of the Feltrinelli International Poetry Prize and the new National Poet for Wales. Michael Longley Wins Feltrinelli International Poetry Prize Michael Longley has been announced as the winner of the 2022 Feltrinelli International Poetry Prize. The prize comes with a £216,000 (€250,000) cash […]

6
Jul

Coelho Becomes Children’s Laureate – Poetry News 6th July

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 6 de July de 2022 a las 05:45 am

Today on My Poetic Side we take a look at Joseph Coelho the new children’s laureate and his vision for poetry. Joseph Coelho Becomes New British Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho will be taking over from Cressida Cowell as the new children’s laureate. The author and poet is hoping to be a fantastic ambassador and make […]