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 follows lockdown poetry passion with bumper plans for October

National Poetry Day is holding a mass 24-hour "share-a-poem" festival alongside hundreds of mini events to celebrate poetry on Thursday 1st October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 10:46:22 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 10:54:41 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

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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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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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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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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

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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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America Starts Here: On “When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry”

2020 WORKED HARD to be one of the worst years in recent memory, but for readers of Native American literature, this era is proving to be among the most exciting in the history of Indigenous writing, especially for poetry. To wit: Joy Harjo has just begun her second term as poet laureate of the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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All the poets on the longlist for the National Book Award for Poetry are first timers.

And now, it’s the time for the poets! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent writing. According to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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'The end of an innocent world': An oral history of the first National Book Festival, which debuted three days before 9/11

Ahead of the 20th National Book Festival, Laura Bush, Scott Turow, Michael Beschloss and others look back at the event’s storied beginning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Nosy Crow will publish historical picture book for National Windrush Day

Nosy Crow has acquired Granny Came to England on the Empire Windrush by Patrice Lawrence.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mother’s Day book picks by Delia Owens, Jennifer Weiner, Kiley Reid and more

We asked 16 authors to pick their favorite books about mother-child relationships. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-06 07:46:44 UTC ]
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National Writing Day launches online #writefromhome campaign

National Writing Day is launching a bank of online writing resources for students, as part of a campaign to encourage them to write during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 22:46:41 UTC ]
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