Message from the Skies/Plath’s Childhood Home Sale/Burns’ Riverside Haunt – Poetry News Roundup January 3rd

 

Today, in our poetry news round up, we bring you a proposal from the Message from the Skies project, the sale of Sylvia Plath’s childhood home and, finally, the riverside haunt linked to Robert Burns that has been regenerated for the public to visit. Hogmanay Inspired Proposal Yesterday, we brought you an article about the Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh and the “Message from the ...

Tombs Rebuilt/Hogmanay/Bus Poetry – Poetry News Roundup January 2nd

 

In today's poetry news round-up we take a look at the poet’s tombs which are to be rebuilt, the Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh, and finally, we have an article about more poetry on buses. Pashto Poet’s Tomb to be Rebuilt by Afghan Government The president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, recently ordered the appropriate government department to rebuild tombs of some of the country's most ...

Queen’s New Year Honours/Palestinian Poet Appeal – Poetry News Roundup January 1st

 

Welcome to 2019! Here on My Poetic Side, we begin the new year with a look at the Queen's New Years Honours List. We also have an article about the Palestinian poet who is appealing her conviction. The Queens New Year’s Honours List The list has been out for a couple of days now, but it seems a good way to begin the new ...

Prophet To Enter Public Domain/Arab Creativity – Poetry News Roundup December 31st

 

As we begin a new week, and see out the old year, here on My Poetic Side we look at an article about The Prophet by Khalil Gibran which is to enter the public domain on in 2019. We also have a story about the winner of this year’s Arab Creativity Award. Gibran Classic gets new Foreword Last week we brought you an article ...

Forgotten Female Writers Remembered/Mirza Ghalib Anniversary – Poetry News Roundup December 28th

 

Our final poetry news round of the week here on My Poetic Side takes a look at the EU grant helping researchers to remember the forgotten female writers. we also look at the commemorations planned for the 221st birth anniversary of Mirza Ghalib. Forgotten Female Writers and The EU Grant A new grant from the EU is helping Carme Font Paz, a Spanish Academic ...