4
Jul

Letts Celebrations/Hawaii Laureate Program Opens – Poetry News Roundup July 4th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 4 de July de 2022 a las 04:59 am

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with a look at the celebration of the life of Winifred Mable Letts, and the search for a new poet laureate for Hawaii. Winifred Mabel Letts Celebrated with Memorial President Michael D Higgins has opened a memorial to celebrate the life of the often-forgotten poet, Winifred Mabel […]

29
Jun

Canterbury’s New Poet Statue/Neruda Shrine Mystery – Poetry News Roundup June 29th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 29 de June de 2022 a las 05:24 am

Today on My Poetic Side we look at the statue that has been commissioned to celebrate a poet and the unusual carvings of Pablo Neruda’s poetry on rocks in Scotland. Canterbury Eyes New Statue of Poet Plans for a statue that will celebrate the life of the first professional female poet and writer and her […]

27
Jun

English Literature Exam Shakeup/ Pelosi Quotes Poet- Poetry News Roundup June 27th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 27 de June de 2022 a las 04:08 am

Today on My Poetic Side we look at the decision being made to shake up the English Literature Exams and the poet quoted by Nancy Pelosi. Education Secretary Denounces Exam Boards Decisions Over English Literature Shake-up The Education Secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, has spoken out against what he has termed “cultural vandalism” following a decision by […]

22
Jun

Poet’s Sculptures Confuse Residents/Morisaki Passes Away/Talinn Poetry Trail – Poetry News Roundup June 22nd

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 22 de June de 2022 a las 04:28 am

Today in our poetry news round-up we look at some giant sculptures in Knowsley, the death of Kazue Morisaki and a poetry trail in Tallinn. Residents Confused by Giant Sculptures Based on Poet’s Work All across the borough of Knowsley, residents are confused by a number of giant sculptures that have popped up almost overnight. […]

20
Jun

Costa Award Scrapped/Wordsworth Celebration/ US Poet’s Inspiration Sold – Poetry News Roundup June 20th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 20 de June de 2022 a las 03:30 am

Today on My Poetic Side, we look at the scrapping of the Costa Book Award, the finale of the celebrations for Dorothy Wordsworth and the house that inspired a poem. Costa Book Award Scrapped A sudden announcement by the Coffee company, Costa, has sent sparks of disappointment rippling across the book industry. After a very […]