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Radio (Radio Broadcasts)

Ian McMillan on poetry and the radio 13-Oct-14

Ian McMillan, presenter of BBC Radio 3's The Verb, has written a lovely, personal piece on the relationship between poetry and the radio.

Newspaper (News)

Call for papers - Institute of English Studies & Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre 09-Oct-14

A call for papers for a two-day conference. Deadline for abstracts: 15 November.

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Forward Prize winners announced 04-Oct-14

The winners were announced on Tuesday 30th September 2014


Poetry Library launches eloans! 30-Sep-14

Free poetry eloans from the Poetry Library, launching on National Poetry Day!

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Dannie Abse has died 29-Sep-14

Welsh poet and author Dr Dannie Abse has died at the age of 91.

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Apples and Snakes Internship 28-Sep-14

Apples and Snakes seeking Digital and Marketing Intern

Alastair Reid

Alastair Reid has died 26-Sep-14

Scottish poet, translator and essayist Alastair Reid has died in New York

Poetry School

CAMPUS non-user survey 26-Sep-14

CAMPUS, The Poetry School's online learning environment for poets, is running a survey about recent developments

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Win tickets to see Alan Bennett on National Poetry Day 26-Sep-14

On National Poetry Day, Alan Bennett will present his anthology of verse, Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin, accompanied by his own commentary at the National Theatre.


Steps into Poetry 23-Sep-14

Aged 15 to 21 and interested in the arts?

Newspaper (News)

Carol Ann Duffy's poem - front page of Guardian 21-Sep-14

The poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, has delivered a poem on the Scottish independence referendum

Newspaper (News)

Peter Thomas has died. 21-Sep-14

Scintilla have announced that Peter Thomas has died.

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Next Generation Poets 2014 announced 11-Sep-14

The Poetry Book Society has announced its Next Generation Poets 2014.

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Contribute to Dylan's Great Poem 11-Sep-14

Young people aged 7-25 invited to contribute lines to Dylan's Great Poem.

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SLAMbassadors UK call out for entries 27-Aug-14

Call-out for entries into the national youth slam championships.


Free Editorial Read Scheme 2014 27-Aug-14

The Literary Consultancy¹s Free Editorial Read Scheme for 2014 is up and running. You may be eligible!

Newspaper (News)

Satyendra Srivastava sadly passed away earlier this year. 23-Aug-14

Satyendra Srivastava, longtime contributing editor to Ambit, sadly passed away in June 2014.

Newspaper (News)

Patrick Toland wins Quarterly Templar Portfolio Award 2014 23-Aug-14

The recipient of the Second Quarter Portfolio Award is Stockholm by Patrick Toland

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Matthew Henley wins 2014 Straid Collection Award 23-Aug-14

Matthew Henley is the recipient of the 2014 Straid Collection Award

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Recipients of Templar Pamphlet & Collection Awards announced 23-Aug-14

David Hale and Christopher North announced as the recipients.

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