Poetry Gets a Hip New Look

The Academy of American poets, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year, is one of the most important American organizations entirely devoted to poetry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-04 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

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-21 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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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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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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 22:39:54 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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Lessons from Indie Poetry Presses: Poetry 2016

Here’s how six independent publishers make it work—and what the mainstream can learn from their efforts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Panel Mania: Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology

'Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology,' will be published by A Wave Blue World in May. The comics poem featured in this excerpt is “Tapestry” by Khaty Xiong with art by Morgan Beem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How grief became path-breaking poetry in Victoria Chang's 'Obit'

After her parents fell ill, Victoria Chang, finalist for a Times Book Prize, wrote 'Obit,' poems styled as obituaries of loved ones — and herself. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-06 14:00:08 UTC ]
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Five of the Best Examples of the Pantoum Form in English Poetry

When compared with the sonnet, ballad, or even the villanelle, the pantoum verse form could hardly be called ‘popular’, and examples of pantoums in English literature are not exactly plentiful. Nonetheless, there are some fine instances of the pantoum – a distinctive and strict form which has... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-03-25 15:00:19 UTC ]
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Hot for Epistolary Poetry

The editors of We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics on imagination, abundance, and what keep them up at night Continue reading at Guernica

[ Guernica | 2021-03-25 13:00:09 UTC ]
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Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal restructures as ACE awards grant

Poetry Birmingham Literary Journal has restructured after securing its first grant from Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Between Poetry and Enchantment: The Sculptures of Italo Lanfredini, by Alice-Catherine Carls

Pandemic Dispatches Images courtesy of Italo Lanfredini / italolanfredini.it Invitations The outside brick wall of La Silenziosa, Italo Lanfredini’s house-studio-open-air-museum near Commessaggio, Italy, features a Wall of Song (Muro del canto). Amidst... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Parmar and Shihab Nye to judge Ledbury Poetry Prize

Naomi Shihab Nye and Sandeep Parmar are to judge this year's £5,000 Ledbury Poetry Prize for Second Collections.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elliott & Thompson to publish illustrated poetry sequence from Cowen and Hayes

Elliott & Thompson has acquired The Heeding, a sequence of poems by Rob Cowen, with illustrations by Nick Hayes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MCB scoops new poetry anthology from bestseller Esiri

Macmillan Children’s Books has landed a new poetry anthology from bestselling curator and writer Allie Esiri. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 11:42:50 UTC ]
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US magazine Poetry faces outcry for publishing work by sex offender

New issue, dedicated to work by current and former prisoners, provokes uproar after it emerges one poet has served time for child pornography offencesThe US’s prestigious Poetry magazine has doubled down on its decision to publish a poem by a convicted sex offender as part of a special edition... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bloomsbury lands Henn Kim's graphic poetry debut

Bloomsbury is to publish Starry Night, Blurry Dreams, a debut collection of graphic poetry by Henn Kim.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-01 14:31:00 UTC ]
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Naughtie to chair Forward Prizes for Poetry jury

Broadcaster James Naughtie will chair the 30th Forward Prizes jury where he will be joined by Leontia Flynn, Pascale Petit and Shivanee Ramlochan alongside critic Tristram Fane Saunders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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