Tagged: Roger McGough

Pictures of the week

Roger McGough celebrates his 80th birthday in this week's round-up, while Gordon Brown talks politics with the students of Merchant Taylors' School.  Read more

Armitage and McGough on Winchester poetry line-up

Simon Armitage and Roger McGough are amongst the line-up for this year’s Winchester Poetry Festival. Read more

MCB anthology of poems to mark every night of the year

In the autumn Macmillan Children’s Books will publish a poetry anthology compiled by Allie Esiri, the writer and former actor behind poetry anthology The Love... Read more

Crossan and Rosen shortlisted for poetry award

Sarah Crossan, Michael Rosen and Roger McGough are amongst the authors shortlisted for this year’s CLiPPA award for children’s poetry. Read more

Joseph Coelho wins CLPE poetry award

Performance poet Joseph Coelho has won the £1,000 Centre for Literacy in Primary Education’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA) for his first collection of poems Werewolf Club... Read more

McGough deplores lack of poetry publishing

Poet Roger McGough has criticised the lack of submissions for the 2015 Children's Poetry Award, for which he is chair of the judges, saying "so... Read more

Call for more poetry in bookshops

More than 80 poets, including Roger McGough and Michael Rosen, are supporting a campaign to get bookshops to give more prominence to children’s poetry.  ... Read more

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