16 days/Faber and Faber/North Pole Poet – Poetry News Roundup November 30th

 

Thursday’s poetry round-up takes a look at the poet writing for 16 Days of Activism. We also take a look at what is something of an institution; the Faber and Faber Poetry Diary and finally the self-proclaimed “Poet Laureate of the North Pole”. Poetry for 16 Days of Activism This week, in conjunction with the worldwide observation of 16 Days of Activism, a movement ...

Poetry on Vinyl/Vancouver Laureate – Poetry news roundup November 29th

 

In today’s new post we bring you a poetry round up that takes a look the return of poetry on vinyl and also the search for the 5th poet laureate of Vancouver. Live Poetry Returns to Vinyl One of the most prolific poets in America, Alice Notely, has created something a little different with her latest poetry collection. Rather than being published as a ...

Airport Poetry/Kenyon Prize/6 word memories – Poetry News Roundup November 28th

 

In todays round-up we bring you poetry at the airport, the 2017 Donald Hall-Jane Kenyon Prize in American Poetry, and the school children studying 6-word memories, and other types of poetry. Poetry at the Airport Canadians were delighted this weekend to find Peter Mansbridge, who retired as CBC’s The National news reader in July at Vancouver International Airport. With just a month to go he ...

Shrewsbury/Tree Charter – Poetry News Roundup November 27th

 

We start another week here at My Poetic Side with a news story about the headline speaker at the second annual Shrewsbury Literature Festival. We also look at the signing of the Tree Charter. Shrewsbury Festival of Literature This weekend saw the second annual Shrewsbury Festival of Literature taking place. A variety of events relating to both prose and poetry took place at various ...

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 ...