Moth Poetry Prize/Radio 4/Pay With a Poem – Poetry News Roundup March 7th

 

Our midweek poetry round up brings you this year's shortlist for the Moth Poetry Prize, a poetry adaptation for radio 4 and the fifth annual “Pay with a Poem” event. Moth Poetry Prize Shortlist This year’s shortlist for the €10,000 Moth Poetry Prize has just been released and it makes interesting reading. The Moth Poetry Prize is awarded for a single unpublished poem and ...

Lou Reed Lost Poetry/Herbert International/Oak Awards – Poetry News Roundup March 6th

 

Today we take a look at poetry related news articles from all over the world, we have the lost poetry of Lou Reed which is due to be published in April, the winner of this year's Herbert International Literary Prize, and the Oakham Awards shortlist. The Lost Poetry of Lou Reed to be Published Lou Reed, who passed away in 2013 at the age ...

Ko Un/Rupert Brooke Property – Poetry News Roundup March 5th

 

We begin the week here at My Poetic Side with further news relating to the story of the Korean poet Ko Un. We also take a look at a property linked to Rupert Brooke that will shortly be up for auction. Poet Speaks Out Ko Un, the Korean poet who is at the centre of the sexual harassment accusations sweeping the Korean literary scene ...

Emirates Literature Festival/Poetry Collector Passes Away/Poetry Recitation Attack – Poetry News Roundup March 2nd

 

Our final news round up of the weeks brings an article about the 10th annual Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, the passing of the man who collected over 75,000 books of poetry and finally an article about a man who attacked his neighbour for reciting poetry. Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Begins The 10th annual Emirates Airline Festival of Literature began yesterday at Al ...

Bank Note Poets/Ko Un/Pop Star’s Family Poet – Poetry News Roundup March 1st

 

Today we take a look at the Scottish £10 banknote and the poets that appear on it, as the paper note moves out of circulation. We also have another article about disgraced South Korean poet Ko Un, and finally an article about the debut poetry collection of Lorde’s younger sister. Poets on Paper Poets on paper bank notes that is, from today 1st March 2018 the £10 paper bank note will cease ...