Poet To Be Removed From Banknote/Keats’ Auction – Poetry News Roundup November 13th

 

Our final news round-up of the week takes a look at the poet who may be removed from the South Korean Banknote, and the Keats items going up for auction. Pro-colonial Artists Work to be Removed from South Korea Currency South Korea is currently working to replace the designs in its frequently used 100-won coins. This is because the portraits included in the design ...

Unknown Soldier Tribute/Shocking Monks/Giller Prize – Poetry News Roundup November 12th

 

Today's poetry news round-up takes a look at the new poem by Simon Armitage, research into monks and their poetry and finally the winner of this years Giller Prize. Tribute to Unknown Soldier As the nation marked Armistice Day yesterday, the poet laureate Simon Armitage read his poignant tribute to the unknown soldier. The poem, written specially by Armitage and titled “The Bed” speaks ...

Atwood’s New Collection – Poetry News November 11th

 

Today in our poetry news round-up we take a look at Margaret Atwood’s most recent collection of poetry “Dearly”. Margaret Atwood “Dearly” It has been a busy and at the same time a difficult time for the poet and author Margaret Atwood over the last couple of years. This time last year she was being hailed by many as the literary scene’s octogenarian ...

New Poetry Collection/Deleted Poem/Biden’s Love Of Poetry – Poetry News Roundup November 10th

 

Today on My Poetic Side we look at a new poetry collection, the reality star who deleted a poem from social media and the presidents-elect's love of poetry. Trapeze Signs Motherhood Poetry Collection A collection of poems about Motherhood has been signed by Trapeze. The editing of the book has been done by Ana Sampson and there is a range of poems included from ...

Natan Zach Passes Away – Poetry News November 9th

 

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with the news that the Hebrew poet Natan Zach has died aged 89. Natan Zach Dies Aged 89 A winner of the Israel Prize and one of the most important Hebrew poets of all time, Natan Zach, has died aged 89. As a young writer in 1959, Zach rose to fame in the world of Hebrew ...