11
Oct

Billboards Mark Poetry Day/Whitefriargate Poem/Greatest Poem Ever Written/Royal Poetry – Poetry News Roundup October 11th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 11 de October de 2021 a las 05:10 am

We begin the week with a round-up of some of the news stories from National Poetry Day. Billboards go up Around the Country The poet and former children’s laureate Michael Rosen was amongst the celebrities who took part in the celebrations for National Poetry Day on 7th October. In addition to the live event this […]

6
Oct

Whitman Writings Discovered – Poetry News October 6th

Publicado por Joanne Jeffries el 6 de October de 2021 a las 05:56 am

Today our poetry news round up takes a look at the discovery of some previously unknown writings by the American poet Walt Whitman. New Walt Whitman Writings Discovered A professor and assistant from the English Department at Marshall University and his colleague from a University in Idaho are being lauded following an exciting discovery of […]

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 […]