Armitage and McGough on Winchester poetry line-up

Simon Armitage and Roger McGough are amongst the line-up for this year’s Winchester Poetry Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Armitage reveals plans for National Poetry Centre in Leeds

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage has announced plans for a National Poetry Centre in Leeds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 09:42:34 UTC ]
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Simon Armitage to headline climate change poetry event

​Poets for the Planet, a creative community using its voice to engage with the climate and ecological emergency, is teaming up with the Society of Authors on an all-day poetry event headlined by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 18:39:22 UTC ]
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McGough deplores lack of poetry publishing

Poet Roger McGough has criticised the lack of submissions for the 2015 Children's Poetry Award, for which he is chair of the judges, saying "so few publishers are producing poetry books for children and young people."  McGough was speaking as the shortlist for the £1,000 award, made by The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winchester to see first Wilfred Owen poetry winner

The winner of the first Wilfred Owen international poetry competition will be announced at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McGough made president of Poetry Society

Roger McGough has been announced as the new president of the Poetry Society. The poet has been a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nurturing poets and poetry: 21 years of the Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition

Philippa Slinger blogs about why a poetry competition is a vital platform for poets just starting out, and those in the midst of their careers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The First Line Of Harry Potter And The Last Line: A Close Reading

Delve deeper into the series as we do a close reading of the first lines and last lines of each Harry Potter book in this iconic and magical series. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-15 11:37:59 UTC ]
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Two Lines to Launch Translation Line

Two Lines Press will launch Calico, a new book line focused on works of translated literature, in March 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Poetry Archive launches children’s poetry website

The Poetry Archive, a charity set up by Sir Andrew Motion to preserve digital recordings of poets reading their own work, has set up a website of children’s poems. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 22:39:54 UTC ]
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Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began, The Bookseller can reveal on National Poetry Day today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lessons from Indie Poetry Presses: Poetry 2016

Here’s how six independent publishers make it work—and what the mainstream can learn from their efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MCB signs Riddell's world-saving poetry anthology

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired Chris Riddell’s new poetry anthology, Poems To Save The World With, including work produced during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-22 05:59:03 UTC ]
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First Lines: May 2020

This month, we’ve got indulgences, pants, and stewed apple. To submit a first line, email [email protected] Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Free and Cheap Live Poetry Events You Can Watch Online

For poets, springtime is especially sacred. With big book releases, National Poetry Month, and the conclusion of the slam season, there is so much for readers and writers to look forward to. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve seen readings canceled, book tours halted and budgets slashed.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-05-08 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Must-Read Poetry: May 2020

Our own Nick Ripatrazone takes a look a new poetry from John Freeman, Rosanna Warren, Juditha Dowd and Kiki Petrosino—plus an anthology edited Leah Silvieus and Lee Herrick. The post Must-Read Poetry: May 2020 appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-05-06 10:00:15 UTC ]
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Cowell, Blackman and Biddulph join Empathy Day line-up

Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, author Malorie Blackman and illustrator Rob Biddulph are among the names spearheading the Empathy Day programme on 9th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 14:12:35 UTC ]
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Petition Asking Poetry Foundation for Millions Gains Support

A Change.org petition has garnered nearly 1,500 signatures asking the Poetry Foundation to dip into its deep pockets to support poets and independent publishers who are struggling economically because of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Duffy and Manchester Writing School launch coronavirus poetry project

Poet Carol Ann Duffy and the Manchester Writing School have launched an international poetry project in response to the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 14:30:11 UTC ]
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In honor of National Poetry Month: Ellen Bass reads a poem about love and loss

‘The Orange-and-White-Heeled Shoes’ looks at a shared moment between mother and daughter Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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