Statue Sparks Row/Nobel Prize Winner’s House Sale/American Poet To Be Honoured – Poetry News Roundup September 29th

 

Today's poetry news roundup looks at the statue sparking a row in Italy, the home of a Nobel Prize winner that is up for sale and a planned statue in honour of an American poet. Statue Inspired by Work of Poet Sparks Row A bronze statue which was sculpted by an artist named Emanuele Stifano which was unveiled in Sapri, Southern Italy, on Saturday ...

Norwid Celebration/Makar’s Call For Poets’ Action – Poetry News Roundup September 27th

 

We begin the week with a look at the celebrations in honour of the poet Kamil Norwid, and the Scots Makar's call for poets to help pen a collective poem. Poet Kamil Norwid Honoured on 200th Anniversary of his Birth The poet Kamil Norwid, who was rather underappreciated during his lifetime, has been honoured with a series of events that took place to ...

Museum Reopens/Statue Provokes Political Debate/Ripon Festival – Poetry News Roundup September 22nd

 

In today’s poetry news roundup we look at the reopening of a museum dedicated to the life of a poet, the statue which is a political hotspot and the Ripon Poetry Festival. Hannah Senesh Museum Reopens The newly renovated Hannah Senesh House which is located near Caesarea has recently reopened to the public. The museum offers the public the opportunity to discover the poet ...

Heaney Readings/Hungarian Poet Honoured/First Edition Breaks Record – Poetry News Roundup September 20th

 

We begin the week with a look at the return of the Seamus Heaney Memorial Readings, the plaque to honour a Hungarian poet and the first edition with a poet's preface which has fetched a record amount at auction. Seamus Heaney Memorial Reading Returns The Seamus Heaney Memorial Reading is set to return in person this Wednesday. The event will take place to ...

Wordsworth Arts Programme/Maui Poetry Prize Winner – Poetry News Roundup September 15th

 

Today in our poetry news round-up we look at a new Sky Arts programme that will look at Wordsworth and Coleridge and also the Maui woman who has won the National Poetry Prize. Wordsworth Inspired Show on the Road The comedian Frank Skinner is set to go back on the road as part of a show about William Wordsworth the famous Cumbrian poet. ...