Tagged: Ledbury Poetry Festival

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

Indie poetry presses dominate Ledbury second collections prize

Independent poetry presses including Penned in the Margins and Bloodaxe Books are featured on the shortlist for the Ledbury Munthe Poetry Prize for Second Collections,... Read more

Ledbury Poetry Critics programme sees largest cohort yet

The Ledbury Poetry Critics programme is to take on its largest group of mentees this year, expanding the programme to 18 candidates.  Read more

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.  Read more

Poetry sector 'too white' by far, report finds

A report commissioned by the Centre for New and International Writing at the University of Liverpool has highlighted a stark lack of diversity in poetry publishing and,... Read more

Ledbury Poetry Festival launches BAME critic mentorship

Ledbury Poetry Festival has launched a new mentoring programme to encourage diversity in poetry reviewing culture. Read more

Ledbury Poetry Festival launches £5k prize for second collections

Ledbury Poetry Festival is launching a £5,000 prize for second poetry collections: The Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize. Read more

Juliet Stevenson to appear at Ledbury Poetry Festival

Ledbury Poetry Festival will present a “truly dazzling” programme of events including appearances from actors Juliet Stevenson and Ann Mitchell, to celebrate its 21st year.... Read more

Ledbury Poetry Festival campaigns for poets at risk

English PEN is partnering with Ledbury Poetry Festival as part of a campaign to highlight poets at risk around the world. Read more

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