Poet’s Home In Disrepair/Award For Gabeba Baderoon – Poetry News Roundup May 31st

 

We begin the week with a look at the poet's home that has fallen into disrepair and the poet Gabeba Baderoon who has won another award. Poet's Historic Home Turned into Parking Lot The house in the Bakırköy district of Istanbul that once belonged to Cenap Şahabettin the Turkish writer and poet is currently being used as a parking lot. The poet was one ...

Lost Library Sale – Poetry News May 26th

 

Today's poetry news round-up takes a look at an incredibly important collection of manuscripts, which will be going up for auction in July. Handwritten poetry to be Featured as Highlight of “Lost Library” Sale A collection of manuscripts and rare books that were accumulated by the widower of Charlotte Bronte is to be made available to the public for the first time in ...

New US National Laureate/Francisco Brines’ Passing/Dante’s Tomb Readings – Poetry News Roundup May 24th

 

In today’s poetry news round-up we look at the new National Youth Poet Laureate in America, the Cervantes Literature winner who has passed away and the poetry reading for Dante. New National Youth Poet Laureate The new National Youth Poet Laureate in the US has been announced as Alexandra Huynh. The 18-year-old is a first-year student at the University of Stanford. She is a ...

New Scottish Note/Thomas Painting Sold – Poetry News Roundup May 19th

 

Today’s poetry news roundup looks at the poet on a banknote and the portrait of Dylan Thomas that has returned to Wales. New Scottish Bank Note Revealed The new £50 polymer note was recently revealed by the Bank of Scotland. The new design features one difference that is immediately noticeable and that is that instead of the green colour that people are so familiar ...

City of Culture/Cervantes Prize/Poet’s Football Club – Poetry News Roundup May 17th

 

Today’s poetry news roundup looks at the poet inspired film for the City of Culture, the winner of the 2021 Cervantes Prize for Literature and the football club named after a poet. Film Inspired by George Eliot Featured in Coventry City of Culture Launch The launch of the Coventry City of Culture year was marked with the release of a film inspired by ...