Tagged: Poetry

Race and poetry reviewing

Sandeep Parmar, co-founder of the Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics scheme, looks at the role of reviewing in UK poetry culture today. Read more

US Poet Laureate up for Forward Best Collection

The shortlist for the 2018 Forward Prize for Best Collection (£10,000) includes US poet laureate Tracy K Smith and Vahni Capildeo, who won the same... Read more

Second Home to open poetry bookshop

Second Home is to open a new poetry bookshop at its Holland Park collaborative working branch in London, at the same time as launching a "bold and... Read more

Faber launches poetry podcast

Faber is launching a new poetry podcast, hosted by poets Rachael Allen and Jack Underwood. Read more

Moth Poetry Prize reveals all-female shortlist

Four female poets - Natalya Anderson, Audrey Molloy, Cheryl Moskowitz and Teresa Ott - are in the running for this year’s €10,000 (£8,914) Moth Poetry... Read more

Picador publishes Tempest's 'deeply moving' third collection

Picador will publish the "unashamedly personal and intimate" third poetry collection by writer and performer Kate Tempest. Read more

Cooper Clarke's memoir and poetry collection to Picador

Picador is to publish poet Dr John Cooper Clarke’s autobiography and his first poetry collection for 37 years after snapping up the titles at auction.... Read more

Watts slams 'amateur' poetry of Kaur, McNish and Tempest

Poet Rebecca Watts has criticised the new wave of high-selling female poets such as Rupi Kaur, Hollie McNish and Kate Tempest in a literary magazine, saying "we... Read more

Bidisha to chair Forward Prizes for Poetry

The writer and broadcaster Bidisha will chair the jury of the Forward Prizes for Poetry. Read more

'Witty and musical' Muldoon wins Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry

Irish writer Paul Muldoon will receive Her Majesty's Gold Medal for Poetry next year for the “restless, playful brilliance” of his work. Read more

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