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 […]

15
Sep

Wordsworth Arts Programme/Maui Poetry Prize Winner – Poetry News Roundup September 15th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 15 de September de 2021 a las 04:27 am

Today in our poetry news round-up we look at a new Sky Arts programme that will look at Wordsworth and Coleridge and also the Maui woman who has won the National Poetry Prize. Wordsworth Inspired Show on the Road The comedian Frank Skinner is set to go back on the road as part of a […]

13
Sep

Sassoon Film/Emre Remembered/New Minnesota Poet Laureate – Poetry News Roundup September 13th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 13 de September de 2021 a las 07:27 am

We begin the week with a look at the new film about the life of Siegfried Sassoon, the 700th death anniversary of Yunus Emre and the new Minnesota poet laureate. Benediction Screened at Toronto Film Festival The piercingly sad drama of the life of the poet and soldier Siegfried Sassoon, for which a release date […]

8
Sep

Poet’s Home To Be Recognised?/Hedd Wyn Memorial/Cai Yanpei Passes Away – Poetry News Roundup September 8th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 8 de September de 2021 a las 03:57 am

Today‚Äôs poetry news roundup looks at the home of a poet, which may receive historic recognition, the vandalism of a statue and the death of Hong Kong poet Cai Yanpei. Poets Ann Arbor Home May Receive Historic Designation Consideration is being given to the granting of historic status to the Ann Arbor home of Robert […]

6
Sep

Hirschman Passes Away – Poetry News September 6th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 6 de September de 2021 a las 03:33 am

We begin the week with a look at an article about the death of Jack Hirschman, one of the Beat Generation poets. Beatnik Poet Jack Hirschman Dies Aged 87 The poet Jack Hirschman passed away on 22nd August in San Francisco. He had not been ill, and his death was incredibly sudden, happening just a […]