Rao Update/Poet’s Residence For Sale/Nepalese Poet Passes Away – Poetry News Roundup Aug 20th

 

Today on My Poetic Side we take a look at the High Court decision to allow the family of Varavara Rao to be updated on his condition, the poets former summer residence that is up for sale and the sad death of the national poet of Nepal. High Court Directs Hospital to Allow Varavara Rao’s Family to Make Contact The family of the 81-year-old ...

Love Letters At Auction/Bad Poetry Day – Poetry News Roundup August 19th

 

Today's poetry round-up looks at the poet’s love letters up for auction and Bad Poetry Day Love Letters from David Jones The Welsh Poet and Artist up for Auction Today the auction house Bonhams will be auctioning a series of letters that were written by the painter and poet David Jones who was born in 1895 and died in 1974. Jones was in amongst ...

Non Binary Poet Comes Out/Laureate Blasts GCSE Decision – Poetry News Roundup August 18th

 

Today in our poetry news round-up we look at the poet who has come out as non-binary and the poets rallying against the GCSE decision to remove poetry from the curriculum. Poet Comes Out As Non-Binary The 34-year-old British poet Kate Tempest has come out as non-binary. They have revealed that following years of being unable to accept themselves as who they are, they ...

Michael Rosen – Life After COVID-19 – Poetry News August 17th

 

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with a look at the poet Michael Rosen and what he has been doing since he left hospital following his lengthy battle with COVID-19. Michael Rosen After COVID-19 Earlier this year, the poet Michael Rosen spent 47 days in intensive care and several weeks in the hospital recuperating from COVID-19, before finally being allowed ...

Coca-Cola Marketing Poetry/Dove Cottage Reopens – Poetry News Roundup July 31st

 

Our final poetry news round-up of the week takes a look at the new poetic marketing campaign from Coca-Cola. We also have a short article about the reopening of Dove Cottage. Poetic Approach for Coca-Cola When the world went into lockdown at the end of March, Coca-Cola decided to pause its marketing campaign. Now, after several months of inactivity that are back with a ...