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 ...

Poets’ Lives Books/CBC Prize – Poetry News Roundup November 6th

 

Our final news round-up of the week takes a look at two new books celebrating the lives of poets. We also look at the shortlist for this years CBC Poetry Prize. Tribute Paid to First World War Poet by Author A new work that honours the war poet Wilfred Owen has been written by Sue Fraser, the Hornsea author. Wilfred Edward Salter Owen, who ...

Controversial Poetry Book/Poetry And Art Combine/Elgin Awards – Poetry News Roundup November 5th

 

Today, we take a look at the poetry book causing controversy in an American school, an exhibition blending poetry and art and the 2020 Elgin Awards. Parents Sue School Over Poetry Book in the Curriculum Parents of pupils attending the North Carolina Lake Norman Charter School are suing the school board over the inclusion of an award-winning poetry book in the teaching curriculum. The ...