Mon, 29/04/2013 - 07:15
Not-for-profit publisher Comma Press has produced a free app aimed at helping commuters escape into fiction.
Gimbal, which is released via iTunes today (29th April), is an interactive app which contains 30 stories set in cities around the world. Readers will be able to read the stories with an accompanying map showing the progress of...
Thu, 14/07/2011 - 09:00
Oxford professor of poetry Geoffrey Hill will compete against former winners David Harsent and Sean O’Brien to win the Forward poetry prize for best collection.
The Best Collection prize, celebrating its 20th anniversary, is worth £10,000 and O’Brien has won it three times previously. One of the last published works...
Mon, 14/01/2008 - 19:45
Sean O'Brien has won the Poetry Book Society's T S Eliot Prize 2007 for The Drowned Book (Picador). The newly increased prize money of £15,000 was awarded to O'Brien tonight (14th January), with coverage on BBC Radio 3's "Night Waves" programme. It follows the poet's win of the Forward prize for best...
Thu, 04/10/2007 - 07:55
Sean O'Brien has become the first person to win the prestigious Forward Prize for Poetry three times.
O'Brien, 55, from Newcastle, was awarded the £10,000 prize for best collection for The Drowned Book.
A professor of creative writing at Newcastle University, he has won the Forward Prize for Poetry twice...