27
Oct

2021 Forward Prize Winner Announced – Poetry News October 27th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 27 de October de 2021 a las 10:24 am

Today’s poetry news round up looks at the 2021 winners of the Forward Poetry Prize in the best collection, first collection and individual poem categories. Winner of the Forward Poetry Prize 2021 Announced The poet Luke Kennard has been announced as the winner of this years Forward Poetry Prize with his anarchic response to the […]

25
Oct

COP26 Poetry/Poet’s Roadside Marker/Search For Youth Laureate – Poetry News Roundup October 25th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 25 de October de 2021 a las 08:22 am

Our first poetry news of the week takes a look at the poetry festival at COP26, the roadside marker to honour a poet and the search for a youth poet laureate. Poets at COP26 As world leaders gear up for COP26 in Glasgow a group of poets are also getting ready for the COP26 literary […]

20
Oct

Free Library/Queen Mary Wasafiri Prize/Wordsworth Concert – Poetry News Roundup 20th October

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 20 de October de 2021 a las 05:13 am

Our poetry news round up looks at the free library of rare books by Black writers that has been set up, the winner of the Queen Mary Wasafiri prize and the Wordsworth concert. Artist and Singer Debuts Free Library of Rare Books Written by Black Writers As part of a special initiative that will begin […]

18
Oct

Poetry Festival Launches/Poet’s Centenary Celebration/Gordon Burn Prize – Poetry News Roundup October 18th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 18 de October de 2021 a las 05:31 am

Our first round up of the week looks at the launch of a new poetry festival, the poet honoured on what would have been his 100th birthday and the winner of this years Gordon Burn Prize. Push The Boat Out Launches Edinburgh saw the launch of a new poetry festival this weekend. “Push the Boat […]

13
Oct

Rosen Wins Award/Angelou Honoured – Poetry News Roundup October 13th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 13 de October de 2021 a las 05:02 am

Today in our poetry news round up we look at this years winner of the CLiPPA Award and the soon to be released new American quarters, one of which will honour a poet. Children’s Poetry Award Win for Michael Rosen In 2020, the poet and former children’s laureate Michael Rosen spent two months in a […]