Gardners and Browns Books to sponsor National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day has two new sponsors after book trade wholesaler Gardners and sister company Browns Books for Students pledged their support. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Otter-Barry Books to publish official National Poetry Day anthology

Independent publisher Otter-Barry Books will this autumn publish Poetry For a Change, the official children’s anthology for National Poetry Day on 4th October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 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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Prince Charles kicks off National Poetry Day celebrations

Celebrations for National Poetry Day are underway with Prince Charles reciting his favourite poem on Radio 2 and poets across the country revealing new poems inspired by the places we call home. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 07:57:04 UTC ]
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One of Elizabeth Warren’s strategists is longlisted for the National Book Award in Poetry.

Another reason to be pro-Warren: she supports (and is supported by) poets. Turns out that one of the poets up for the National Book Award this year, Camonghne Felix, is also the Director of Surrogates & Strategic Communications at Elizabeth Warren for President. Felix has been longlisted for... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-18 20:27:08 UTC ]
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Here’s the 2019 National Book Award Longlist for Poetry.

It’s day three of the National Book Foundation’s longlist announcements; today they’ve announced the list for the 2019 National Book Award in Poetry. Publishers submitted a total of 245 books to be considered by judges Jos Charles, John Evans, Vievee Francis, Cathy Park Hong, and Mark... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-18 14:56:10 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 22:42:06 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Nonfiction and Poetry

Ten books have named to each of the National Book Foundation's 2018 longlists in young people's literature and the widely welcomed new National Book Award in translated literature. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Nonfiction and Poetry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Sponsors Fall Author Tour

NBF Presents, a new program from the National Book Foundation, is sponsoring National Book Award-winning or shortlisted authors to visit a dozen book fairs, universities and libraries around the country this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Motion, Sissay and Duffy picked for National Poetry Day promotion

Works by established poets Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy and Lemn Sissay will be recommended for this year’s National Poetry Day alongside insta-poet Charly Cox and children’s poets Rachel Rooney and Joseph Coelho. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day reveals 'freedom' competition winners

National Poetry Day has revealed the winners of its "freedom" themed children's poetry competition, for which 700 entries were submitted. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day celebrated as sales rise 15%

National Poetry Day takes place today (28th September) with the launch of a new BBC poetry and performance festival featuring Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and Simon Armitage among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Local words to feature in National Poetry Day

Distinctive local words such as "fam" and "to geg in" are to be celebrated in 12 specially-commissioned poems for this year’s National Poetry Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day to see 'mass outbreak of verse'

National Poetry Day this year will see community groups come together for a "mass outbreak of verse" on Thursday 6th October, when railway stations, coffee shops, police forces, schoolchildren and scientists all rise to the challenge to “say it with a poem”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawking and Bean mark National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day marks its 21st year today (Thursday 8th October), backed by celebrity support. To celebrate the occasion, digital sharing project Make Like a Poet has engaged Professor Stephen Hawking, Sean Bean, Samantha Morton, Juliet Stevenson and Neil Nunes to read the words of Hafez,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Book Award 2014 nominees for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature are announced

Works that were nominated include 'The Innovators' by Walter Isaacson and 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' by Roz Chast for the nonfiction prize as well as 'All the Light We Cannot See' by Anthony Doerr and 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel for the fiction award. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Award 2014 Poetry Finalists

Among the poets on this year’s longlist are two former National Book Award Finalists and two former Poets Laureate of the United States. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Critics Circle select 'Americanah,' 'Five Days at Memorial' as winners

'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie took the prize for fiction, while 'Five Days at Memorial' by Sheri Fink secured the nonfiction prize. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Longlist of National Book Award Poetry Finalists

Nine of the ten poets on the longlist are receiving their first recognition from the National Book Awards. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Tokens to launch e-gifting card with Gardners

National Book Tokens is to launch an e-gifting card for digital books with the content to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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