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Azfa Ali wins the Christopher Tower Poetry Prize 21-Apr-13

Azfa Ali, was awarded 1st prize; Sarah Fletcher, 2nd prize; & Erin Tunney, 3rd prize.

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Interpreter's House magazine seeks new editor 19-Apr-13

New editor sought for magazine which has been running since 1996.

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Martin Daws - Young People's Laureate for Wales. 16-Apr-13

Performance poet Martin Daws announced as new Young People's Laureate for Wales.

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Leap into the Void Exhibition - 15th - 19th April 11-Apr-13

Synesthesia - featuring poets Steven Fowler, David Kelly and Ben Morris

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2013 Hippocrates Prize - Short-list 06-Apr-13

The winners will be announced in London on May 18th.

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Patricia McCarthy wins National Poetry Competition 06-Apr-13

Patricia McCarthy wins National Poetry Competition for her poem about the Great War.

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Funded PhD Studentship - Dundee 06-Apr-13

Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award Studentship.

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Kate Tempest wins Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 28-Mar-13

Kate Tempest wins Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry for Brand New Ancients!

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Apples and Snakes Recruiting Now! 22-Mar-13

Performance poetry people, Apples and Snakes, are currently recruiting for two roles.

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Splinter Magazine Seeks Submissions 07-Mar-13

New magazine "Splinter" seeks submissions.

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Ahren Warner is the new editor of Poetry London 22-Feb-13

Ahren Warner to take over from Colette Bryce as lead editor of Poetry London

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New series of Poems on the Underground 15-Feb-13

Six new Poems on the Underground now on view on the Tube

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Poet Tony Conran has died 09-Feb-13

Welsh poet and translator Tony Conran died on 14 January 2013

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Maurice Riordan is the new editor of Poetry Review 08-Feb-13

Following guest editors Moniza Alvi, Esther Morgan and Patrick McGuinness, Riordan will take up the post in the autumn.


Wanted - London Poets! 28-Jan-13

A new poetry project on the lookout for London poets!


Sharon Olds Wins Twentieth Anniversary T S Eliot Prize 16-Jan-13

Sharon Olds has won the 2012 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry with Stag's Leap(Jonathan Cape, 2012).


John Agard awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2012 29-Dec-12

John Agard, is to be awarded The Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry 2012.

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Dennis O'Driscoll has died at the age of 58 29-Dec-12

Poet, essayist, critic and editor, Dennis O'Driscoll died on Monday 24 December, 2012.

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Inpress seeks new managing director 22-Dec-12

Job opportunity at Inpress

Visit woods logo launch creative writing website 14-Dec-12

Get out into the woods this winter and get writing

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