Donation By Poet/Poet’s Regional Award/Virtual US Laureate Reading – Poetry News Roundup September 4th

 

Our final news round-up of the week takes a look at the surprise donation received by a poet, the poet who has won a regional award, and a virtual poetry reading with the US Poet Laureate. Surprise Donation for Donegal Poet A poet from Donegal who is using an online donation page in order to fund his first poetry book has received a surprise ...

Chile Literature Prize/Chinese Poet’s Exhibition – Poetry News Roundup September 3rd

 

Today we bring you news articles from Chile and China as we take a look at the winner of a top Chile literature prize and a new exhibition opening in China. Top Chile Literature Prize Won by Mapuche Poet Elicura Chihuailaf the Mapuche poet has been awarded the highest literary award in Chile for his role in bringing the oral traditions of the southern ...

Kim So-Wol Exhibition/Coleridge Statue – Poetry News Roundup September 2nd

 

Today’s round-up looks at a poet inspired art exhibition and a statue planned for Coleridge. Visualized Poetry of Kim So-Wol to be Subject of Exhibition An art exhibition is to take place in Seoul based on the poems of Kim So-Wol. The art consists of paintings inspired by the works of the poet, and has been created to mark the 100th anniversary of his ...

Carpenter Book Release/Poetry Walk/Trochaire Awards – Poetry News Roundup September 1st

 

Today in our poetry news round-up we bring you stories about a release of a new book about a poet, the temporary exhibit in Michigan that is set to become permanent and the winners of this years Trochaire poetry competition. Release of Book about Edward Carpenter Coincides with Fundraising Walk A fundraising walk has been organised to take place in connection with the release ...

Goethe Medal Winners/RNC Denied Hallelujah Permission – Poetry News Roundup August 31st

 

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with an article about the winners of this year's Goethe Medal. We also look at the unauthorised use of Hallelujah at the RNC. 2020 Goethe Medal The winners for this year's Goethe Medal have been announced. The prize recognised the fields of arts, culture and science and people who are committed to promoting their ...