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'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bashir, Joseph and Sode made Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows

Hafsah Aneela Bashir, Anthony Joseph and Yomi Sode have been selected as the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows for 2019/20. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author resigns from Brontë Society after Lily Cole made patron

A Brontë expert has resigned in protest of the appointment of supermodel and activist Lily Cole as a patron for the Brontë Society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Poetry Book Society adds 'Wild Card' selection

The Poetry Book Society has added a new Wild Card category to its poetry selections in order to include the "radical, experimental and avant-garde". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Poetry Book Society winds down activities

The Poetry Book Society (PBS) is winding down after more than 50 years supporting and encouraging the art of poetry and the sale of poetry books, with all staff made redundant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosamund de la Hey made BA president

Rosamund de la Hey, owner and founder of The Mainstreet Trading Company, has been made president of the Booksellers Association. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Tart made Viking president in Penguin US restructure

Penguin Publishing Group in the US is to shut two of its non-fiction imprints, and bring two further imprints under one leadership structure, as part of a reorganisation which includes two staff departures. Madeline McIntosh, president of the Penguin Publishing Group, told staff about the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dutilleul made FEP president

French publisher Pierre Dutilleul has been elected as the new president of the Federation of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Okri made Caine Prize vice-president

  Man Booker-winning Nigerian author Ben Okri has been announced as the new vice-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Poetry Society reinstates Palmer

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 08:46 The Poetry Society has reinstated Judith Palmer as its director after leading poets and members including poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy called for her to be returned to the post. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry Society calls for Judith Palmer to be reinstated

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 09:00 Members of the Poetry Society, including poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, have started a petition to reinstate Judith Palmer as director of the embattled society in hope of a "new start". The petition follows the departure... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry Society row continues as Palmer speaks out

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:05 A former director of the Poetry Society has said her resignation was caused by an "extraordinarily stubborn and ill-considered sequence of actions", as the fallout of a row involving the board and senior staff continues. read... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council withholds Poetry Society grant

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 11:52 Arts Council England (ACE) has confirmed it is withholding the Poetry Society's quarterly grant payment of almost £78,500, in the wake of the major internal row and resignations. The payment was due to the Poetry Society at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Larry Hackett Re-Elected President of the American Society of Magazine Editors

Larry Hackett, managing editor of People magazine, has been re-elected president of the American Society of Magazine Editors today at its annual meeting. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duffy stages benefit for Poetry Book Society

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 31/05/2011 - 08:00 Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy has organised a benefit for the Poetry Book Society, which faces an uncertain future following the withdrawal of all its Arts Council funding. The event, to be held at London's Institute of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arts Council defends Poetry Book Society cuts

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 04/04/2011 - 09:16 The Arts Council has defended its funding cut to the Poetry Book Society (PBS), claiming its "reach and distribution was not as wide or effective as other applicants'". In a letter to the Times, Antonia Byatt, director of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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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

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