Carpenter Book Release/Poetry Walk/Trochaire Awards – Poetry News Roundup September 1st

 

Today in our poetry news round-up we bring you stories about a release of a new book about a poet, the temporary exhibit in Michigan that is set to become permanent and the winners of this years Trochaire poetry competition. Release of Book about Edward Carpenter Coincides with Fundraising Walk A fundraising walk has been organised to take place in connection with the release ...

Goethe Medal Winners/RNC Denied Hallelujah Permission – Poetry News Roundup August 31st

 

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with an article about the winners of this year's Goethe Medal. We also look at the unauthorised use of Hallelujah at the RNC. 2020 Goethe Medal The winners for this year's Goethe Medal have been announced. The prize recognised the fields of arts, culture and science and people who are committed to promoting their ...

Kuwait Censorship Laws/Rao’s Release/First Female Wins Singapore Award – Poetry News Roundup August 28th

 

For our final poetry news round-up of the week, we look at changes in the Kuwaiti censorship laws, Varavara Rao’s release from hospital and the first female winner of the Singapore Literature Prize. Change to Book Censorship Laws Welcomed in Kuwait The Kuwaiti News Agency has made an announcement that has delighted writers in Kuwait. An amendment has been made to the publishing laws ...

Bronwen Wallace Finalists/Poet’s House Restored – Poetry News Roundup August 27th

 

Today in our poetry news round up, we take a look at the finalist of this years Bronwen Wallace Poetry award. We also look at the Greek poet’s home that is to be restored. 2020 Bronwen Wallace Poetry Finalists Announced The finalists for this years Bronwen Wallace Awards for Emerging Writers have been announced. This is the first year that both the poetry and ...

Nan Shepherd’s Lost Poems/Veronika Prize/Laurel Prize Shortlist – Poetry News Roundup August 26th

 

Today on My Poetic Side we bring you the lost poems of Nan Shepherd which will be published for the first time, the winner of this years Veronika Prize and the shortlist for the Laurel Prize. Lost Poems to be Published for The First Time Following the discovery of a series of lost poems by Nan Shepherd, the acclaimed Scots poet and writer, inside ...