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Rosen Artwork/Giller Prize/Turkish Poet Remembered – Poetry News Roundup December 2nd

 

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with an article about Michael Rosen. We also look at the winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize and, the Turkish poet who is remembered on his death anniversary. Former Children’s Laureate Unveils Artwork The former children’s laureate, Michael Rosen, recently visited Cambridge to ...

Clive James Passes Away – Poetry News November 29th

 

In our final poetry news round-up of the week, we look at the broadcaster, poet and author Clive James who passed away at the age of 80 following a lengthy illness. Clive James, Poet, Broadcaster and Author Dies aged 80 The Australian author broadcaster and poet Clive James has passed away at ...

Nobel Literature Prize Controversy/Russian Poet’s Google Doodle – Poetry News Roundup November 20th

 

Today in our poetry news round-up, we take a look at the controversy surrounding the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. We also look at the Google Doodle dedicated to a Russian poet. Nobel Committee defends Winner The Swedish Academy have found themselves in a position where they have had to defend their ...