Poetry Books Out Soon – Poetry News Roundup November 24th

 

Our final news round-up of the week takes a look at three new poetry books that will be available very soon; an anthology of poetry based on the works of Ovid, an English translation of the Wine poetry of Abu Nuwas and the English launch of Andri Snær Magnason’s, “Bónusljóð”. Ovid’s Poetry, as Current Now as It Was 2000 Years Ago 2017 marks the ...

CBC/CantoMundo/Iraqui Poet in Exile – Poetry News Roundup November 23rd

 

Today on My Poetic Side we have two news articles on the winners of poetry prizes. We also take a look at the Iraqi poet who has been living in exile since he was sentenced to death in 1996. 2017 CBC Poetry Prize Winner The winner of the 2017 CBC poetry prize has been announced; Alessandra Naccarato has won this year’s prize for her ...

Ewart Alan Mackintosh/Costa Book Awards – Poetry news Roundup November 22nd

 

Today in our poetry round up we look at the poetry of Ewart Alan Mackintosh and the man who is hoping to bring him back into the public eye. We also look at some of the nominations for the Costa Book Awards, 2017. The Relatively Unknown Scottish War Poet If it be life that waits I shall live for ever unconquered, If death I shall ...

Poetry and bins/AI/All Indian Poetry Winner – Poetry News Roundup November 21st

 

Today’s news round-up looks at the story of the bins that are upsetting poetry fans, the AI poetry writer and the winner of the All-India Poetry Prize, 2017. The Poets Memorial and the Bins This year marks 50 years since Patrick Cavanagh passed away. And with interest in his poetry on the increase his fans have recently become outraged by the actions of Dublin ...

Modern War Poetry/National Book Award/University Poetry Centre – Poetry News Roundup November 20th

 

We begin the week here at My Poetic Side with articles about modern war poetry, the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry and the $500,000 grant given to a University Poetry Centre. Modern Day War Poetry to Overcome PTSD It has long been accepted that the works of prominent war poets such as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon painted a ...