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

Michael Joseph to publish Gyles Brandreth poetry anthology

Michael Joseph will publish a poetry anthology edited by Gyles Brandreth, serving as a "love letter to the power of poetry". Read more

BAME poetry reviewers double over two-year period, research shows

The number of BAME poetry reviewers writing for national publications has more than doubled in the last two years, a report has shown, although the... Read more

Ebury signs new four-book deal with Pam Ayres

Ebury has acquired four new titles from Pam Ayres as part of a major deal, with early material showing the poet to be “absolutely at... Read more

Antrobus becomes first poet to win Rathbones Folio Prize

The £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize has gone to a poet, Raymond Antrobus, for the first time, with the spoken word performer recognised for his “exceptionally brave,... Read more

Ginkgo Ecopoetry Prize returns

The biggest international poetry prize for ecological, environmental and climate-concerned poetry,​ ​the Ginkgo Prize for Ecopoetry, ​has returned for a second year. Read more

Public nominations invited for National Poetry Day anthology

Michael O’Mara Books and The Forward Arts Foundation are publishing a poetry anthology to celebrate National Poetry Day’s 25th anniversary in October 2019.... Read more

'Wonderful' poet Matthew Sweeney dies

Irish poet Matthew Sweeney has died aged 65. 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

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