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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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 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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ACE and British Library to feature in Reading Together Day

Arts Council England and the British Library are among collaborators participating in Reading Together Day, scheduled to take place on 16th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 10:30:56 UTC ]
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Summer 2020 YA Books: Your Reading List Is Hot, Hot, Hot

Grab your TBR lists. This year's roundup of Summer 2020 YA books is hot, hot, hot. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-29 10:32:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Millions | 2020-06-08 10:00:04 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 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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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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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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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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YA Novels Prompt Police Objections to Summer Reading List in South Carolina

'The Hate U Give' by Angie Thomas and 'All American Boys' by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely have been challenged on a high school summer reading list by police and other supporters. The post YA Novels Prompt Police Objections to Summer Reading List in South Carolina appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-02 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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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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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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