Wallace Stevens Winner/Guest Speaker for Dr Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration – Poetry News Roundup December 5th

 

Today in our poetry news round-up, we take a look at the poet Rita Dove who is the winner of this years Wallace Stevens award. We also look at the guest speaker for the 35th Annual Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration. $100k Literary Award Won By Rita Dove CAMBRIDGE, MA - OCTOBER 22: Award recipient ...

St Paul’s Poetry/National Identity Award for Estonian Poet – Poetry News Roundup December 4th

 

Today, we take a brief look at the poet's work projected onto the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral. We also look at the Estonian poet who has received a National Identity Award. Almost 200 Years After His Death William Blake Achieved Ambition A staggering 200 years after his death, the poet and artist ...

Rosen Artwork/Giller Prize/Turkish Poet Remembered – Poetry News Roundup December 2nd

 

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with an article about Michael Rosen. We also look at the winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize and, the Turkish poet who is remembered on his death anniversary. Former Children’s Laureate Unveils Artwork The former children’s laureate, Michael Rosen, recently visited Cambridge to ...

Clive James Passes Away – Poetry News November 29th

 

In our final poetry news round-up of the week, we look at the broadcaster, poet and author Clive James who passed away at the age of 80 following a lengthy illness. Clive James, Poet, Broadcaster and Author Dies aged 80 The Australian author broadcaster and poet Clive James has passed away at ...