Book To Celebrate End Of Donor Ban/Mackellar Homestead Opens/Sufi Poetry Revivalist – Poetry News Roundup June 7th

 

We begin the week with a look at the poetry book helping to celebrate the end of the blood donor ban, the opening of Kurrumbede and the poet helping to keep Sufi poetry alive. Poetry Book Reissued for End of Blood Donor Ban The poet RJ Arkhipov, who grew up in Newport, is to see his first collection of poetry “Visceral: The Poetry of ...

Argentine TV Blunder/Social Media Gaffe/New Archive Unveiled – Poetry News Roundup June 2nd

 

Today in our poetry news round-up we look at several errors made about poets and the opening of the refurbished Seamus Heaney HomePlace. Argentine TV Comedy of Errors Noelia Novillo, the presenter on Canal 26 in Argentina made a rather large error last week during a news broadcast when she announced: "one of the most important writers in the English language - for me ...

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 ...