Poetry Against Violence/Poet Brough Back To Life – Poetry News Roundup July 10th

 

We end the week with a look at the art and poetry project against violence in Kansas City and the online platform bringing a poet back to life. Artist and Poet Pair up to Combat Violence In Kansas City, an artist and a poet have teamed up to help fight against the violence that the local area is facing. In normal times Ada Koch, an ...

Poet’s Favourite Pub For Sale/Laureate’s Pandemic Poetry Push – Poetry News Roundup July 9th

 

Today on My Poetic Side we look at the Pub with poetry connections that is up for sale and the poet laureate sharing daily posts during the pandemic. Pub with Poet Connections up for Sale Brown’s Hotel in Laugharne has been put back on the market with a guide price of £795,000. The pub, which is in a Grade II listed building and was a ...

Illinois Search for A Laureate/Swedish Poet Passes Away/Queen Witty Ditties – Poetry News Roundup July 7th

 

Today in our news round-up, we bring you the news that Illinois is looking for a new poet laureate. We also have an article about the death of a Swedish poet and the Queens Witty Ditties. New Poet Laureate Sought for Illinois The Governor of the state of Illinois is looking for someone to fill the post of poet laureate, a post which has ...

Coleridge Burial Site Renovation/Google Doodle For Thai Poet – Poetry News Roundup July 6th

 

We begin the week with a look at the plans to refurbish the burial site of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. We also have a short article about the Google Doodle dedicated to a Thai poet. Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Burial Site to be Refurbished The Coleridge Trust, which was set up earlier this year has plans to refurbish Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s crypt and create a ...

Louisa May Alcott’s Unpublished Manuscript/Poet’s Words Could Be Removed – Poetry News Roundup July 3rd

 

We end another week here on My Poetic Side with a look at an unpublished Louisa May Alcott manuscript and the words of a poet on a statue that is the latest to be at risk of removal in the US. Unpublished Manuscript Discovered A previously unpublished, and unfinished, manuscript by the author and poet Louisa May Alcott has been discovered by The ...