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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 ...

Bronte Book Set To Return – Poetry News November 19th

 

Today on My Poetic Side we take a look at the story of the miniature Charlotte Bronte book that is finally set to return to the Parsonage Museum in Haworth following a successful bid at auction by the museum. Following Museum Success at Auction Rare Charlotte Bronte Book Coming Home 8 years ago ...

Cervantes Prize/CBC Shortlist/Poet Honoured With Plaque – Poetry News Roundup November 15th

 

Our final poetry news round-up of the week takes a look a the winner of this years Cervantes Prize, the shortlist for the CBC Poetry Prize and the poet honoured with a plaque in a cathedral. Cervantes Prize Won by Catalan Poet Yesterday the government in Spain announced that Joan Margarit, the Catalan ...

Iceland and Denmark Clash Over Poetry – Poetry News November 12th

 

Today in our poetry news roundup, we take a look at the clash between Iceland and Denmark over the medieval Icelandic manuscripts written by a poet. Priceless Manuscripts Cause Clash Between Iceland and Denmark In June 2009, the University of Copenhagen made photographs of a medieval manuscript hailing from Iceland available to ...