In honor of National Poetry Month: Ellen Bass reads a poem about love and loss

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‘The Last Love Poem I Will Ever Write’ and other best poetry of the month

New collections of works by Gregory Orr, Tess Gallagher, Jim Harrison and Drew Pisarra. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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Waines, Veitch Smith and Watt headline virtual National Crime Reading Month

A J Waines, Fiona Veitch Smith and Holly Watt will feature in this year's National Crime Reading Month, which is now online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Raina Telgemeier offers up an ode to reading, in honor of the National Book Festival

The graphic novelist behind “Smile” and “Sisters” will be a featured author at the festival Saturday. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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National Poetry Day to highlight 40 new books focusing on poetry participation

The 2020 campaign to mark National Poetry Day on 1st October will highlight a list of 40 new books focused on poetry participation, including work from Michael Rosen, Inua Ellams and Kate Clanchy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Read On. Get On. coalition calls for new national measurement of reading

Read On. Get On. is to campaign for a new measurement of primary school children’s reading, as part of plans to get all children enjoying reading by 2025. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

The comic book community is coming together for "Love Is Love," a comic to honor those killed in June's Orlando attack. Organized by writer Marc Andreyko, "Love Is Love" will feature more than 100 one- to two-page stories from some of the biggest names in comics. Contributing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Breaking the World So It Can Bud Again: On Ellen Bass’s “Indigo”

INDIGO, THE LATEST BOOK of poetry by Ellen Bass, reflects the unique perspective of an unusual poetic life and the complex traumas and pleasures of a thoughtful, observant sensibility. Bass published four books between 1973 and 1980 that you may not have heard of. On the back of I’m Not Your... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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An Anti-Racist Poetry Reading List

These recent poetry collections offer poignant narratives and snapshots of racial injustice in America. The post An Anti-Racist Poetry Reading List appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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An Antiracist Poetry Reading List

These recent poetry collections offer poignant narratives and snapshots of racial injustice in America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

Kaouther Adimi’s newly translated novel weaves together fact and fiction in a story about a famous Algerian bookstore and its fiercely loyal patrons. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

Kaouther Adimi’s newly translated novel weaves together fact and fiction in a story about a famous Algerian bookstore and its fiercely loyal patrons. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

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Kick off Pride Month by reading these Lambda Literary Award winners.

For over 30 years, Lambda Literary has been celebrating LGBTQ literature. This vital organization has been an advocate and support system for LGBTQ writers, their communities, and their stories. In lieu of an in-person ceremony, Lambda Literary will be hosting a series of virtual happy hours all... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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Reading Tax scrapped seven months early

VAT on digital publications will be scrapped this week (from Friday 1st May) after the Chancellor Rishi Sunak fast-tracked the plan, saying it would help readers and publishers during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Seven Dials lands Vinnie Jones' memoir of love and loss

Seven Dials has won world rights at auction to Lost Without You, a book from the footballer turned actor Vinnie Jones about coping with the loss of his wife, Tanya, after her six-year battle with cancer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Panel Mania: Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry by Julian Peters

Published by Plough Publishing to mark the celebration of National Poetry Month in April, 'Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry' by Julian Peters offers a series of delightful, often moving, visual recreations of classic poems. In this 10-page excerpt Peters recreates Seamus... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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