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Request a poem on 'Poetry Please' 23-Jan-14

Request your favourite poems to be read on 'Poetry Please', the longest running radio poetry request show

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Sinéad Morrissey wins T S Eliot Prize 14-Jan-14

4th time lucky for Sinéad Morrissey

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Call for submissions: SABLE Litmag 12-Jan-14

SABLE Litmag seeks submissions for a special digital edition due for publication in late 2014

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Michael Symmons Roberts wins Costa Prize 09-Jan-14

Michael Symmons Roberts has won the Costa Prize for his collection, "Drysalter".

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Paris Lit Up open for submissions 02-Jan-14

Contributions are invited for second issue of PLU magazine.

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Moving Worlds Open for Submissions 19-Dec-13

Contributions are invited for a special issue of Moving Worlds

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Bursary for young poets/artists 30-Nov-13

£30,000 bursaries and mentoring support from Sky Arts open to young poets aged 18-30.

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HOW HIGHER EDUCATION FEELS: call for submissions 22-Nov-13

Submissions sought for anthology of poetry on the higher education experience.


Poetry Right Now! 13-Nov-13

CLPE workshops for teachers to develop skills in teaching poetry to children.

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Invitation to women poets 08-Nov-13

To celebrate their 20th anniversary Second Light are publishing a new anthology.

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Poetry School Live Online Q&As 08-Nov-13

With Emily Berry and Pascale Petit this November.

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Bursary for young poets/artists 30-Oct-13

£30,000 bursaries and mentoring support from Sky Arts open to young poets aged 18-30.

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LONDON SW1: Found in Translation 27-Oct-13

Panel discussions and a translation workshop themed around children's literature.


Michele Leggott wins the NZ Prime Minister's Award 23-Oct-13

Michele Leggot wins the PM's Award for Poetry.


Vincent O'Sullivan - the 2013-2015 Poet Laureate for NZ 23-Oct-13

On August 16 Vincent O'Sullivan was awarded the 2-year tenure of NZ Poet Laureate, taking over from Ian Wedde.

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Place Name Limericks Wanted 22-Oct-13

IRON press seeks Limericks from UK and Irish poets

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Emma Press is seeking submissions 15-Oct-13

The Emma Press seeks poems for forthcoming anthologies.

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Forward Prize winners announced 05-Oct-13

Michael Symmons Roberts wins Forward Prize for Best Collection

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Professor Kofi Awoonor has died 23-Sep-13

Professor Kofi Awoonor has died during an attack at Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.


Indiana Jones and the Extra Chair - call for young poets 11-Sep-13

Young poets aged 18-25 are invited to take part in SBC project.

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