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Rahtbones Prize Changes/ Japanese Manuscript Found/New Poetry Book Released – Poetry News Roundup 10th October

 

Today in our poetry news round-up we take a look at the details for this years Rathbone Folio Prize, a rare Japanese manuscript that has been found and the release of a new poetry book. Rathbones Folio Prize Schedule Changes The organisers of Rathbones' Folio Prize have announced that the winner and shortlist ...

Nobel Literature Prize – Poetry News October 9th

 

Today in our poetry news round-up we take a look at some of the favourites to be named the two winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature ahead of the official announcement. The Nobel Prize for Literature It has been a while since we have heard anything about the Nobel Prize for Literature. ...

Ciaran Carson Passes Away – Poetry News October 8th

 

Today on My Poetic Side we bring you the sad news that the Award-winning Belfast poet Ciaran Carson has passed away. Ciaran Carson, Award-Winning Belfast Poet Passes Away Award-winning novelist and poet Ciaran Carson from Belfast has passed away. He was 70 years old and passed away early on Sunday at home. ...

Poets’ Resignations/Battlefield for Sale/Most Popular Hymns – Poetry News Roundup October 2nd

 

Today's poetry news round-up takes a look at the poets who have resigned from the Scottish Poetry Library. We look at the historic battlefield with poetic connections that is up for sale and finally the hymns that have been voted the most popular in 2019. Resignation of Leading Writers Rocks Scottish Poetry Library ...

Heaney Lecture/Poet Removed from Mural/Chinese Poetry Flashmobs – Poetry News Roundup September 30th

 

We begin the week with a look at the inaugural Seamus Heaney lecture which will be taking place on 17th October. We also have an article about the muralist who has been asked to remove a poet from his latest piece of work, and finally the Chinese poetry flash mobs. Seamus Heaney Lecture to Take Place at University of Liverpool...