Liu Xiaobo Bust/Victor Huge Best-seller/Mexican Auction/Play Park Poetry – Poetry News Roundup April 18th

 

Today's poetry news brings you articles about the first bust dedicated to the poet Liu Xiaobo, the Victor Hugo novel that has climbed the best seller list, a rare Mexican poetry book at auction and finally the poetry book that will fund a play park. Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Honoured by Prague A bust in honour ...

Windham-Campbell Prize/Professor of Poetry/Walt Whitman’s House – Poetry News Roundup April 17th

 

Today's poetry news roundup takes a look at the winner of this year's Windham-Campbell Poetry Prize, the next Oxford Professor of Poetry and the push to save Walt Whitman's house. 2019 Winner of the Windham-Campbell Prize for Poetry Kwame Dawes, an MFA faculty member has been awarded the Windham-Campbell prize for poetry. The ...