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OutLines: Launch of a new online writing project for Manchester-based LGBT writers

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Tony Harrison is first recipient of PEN/Pinter Prize 12-Oct-09

The prize will be awarded annually to a British writer of outstanding literary merit whose work encapsulates the principles of freedom and truth that Harold Pinter upheld throughout his writing career.

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Don Paterson wins Forward Prize 08-Oct-09

Don paterson has won the Forward Prize for poetry.

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TS Eliot Nation's Favourite Poet 08-Oct-09

TS ELiot has been announced as the nation's favorite poet.


Academi Writers' Bursaries 2010 25-Sep-09

Bursaries are awarded to support writers creating new work.

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Michael Laskey Poem Commissioned For Hospital 23-Sep-09

A new, specially commissioned poem Treatment by Michael Laskey will be unveiled in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

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Welsh Poetry Competition 2009 Results 01-Sep-09

The competition was judged by Merthyr-based poet Mike Jenkins.

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Academi's Mentoring Service for Writers 2010 01-Sep-09

The Mentoring Service offers help from an established writer to assess promising work in-progress and bring it up to publishable standard.

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2010 Academi Writers' Bursaries 01-Sep-09

The application forms for the 2010 Academi Writers' Bursaries are now available to download from the Academi website.

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The poet Alistair Te Ariki Campbell has died. 22-Aug-09

The poet Alistair Te Ariki Campbell has died.

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Required for September 2009.


Arvon Opportunities 14-Aug-09

41 Free Arvon Courses available in 2009

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Aeronwy Thomas Ellis Obituary 12-Aug-09

Aeronwy Thomas Ellis dies at age 66.

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Submissions open for poetry films 09-Aug-09

Submissions are open for poetry and films on the theme of HEROES + HEROINES.

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The Poetry Society announces new Ted Hughes Award 17-Jul-09

The annual honorarium the Poet Laureate traditionally receives from HM The Queen will instead be donated to the Poetry Society, and used to fund The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry.

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2009 Templar Poetry Pamphlet Winners 16-Jul-09

The four winners of the 2009 Templar Poetry Pamphlet Prizes have been announced.

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BBC poetry season boosts book sales 12-Jul-09

The recent BBC poetry season boosts book sales.

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CLPE Poetry Award for 2009 12-Jul-09

The CLPE Poetry Award honours excellence in poetry written for children. It is presented annually for a book of poetry published in the preceding year.

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2009 Academi Cardiff International Poetry Competition 01-Jul-09

2009 Academi Cardiff International Poetry Competition Announced

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Call for submissions:The London Magazine 23-Jun-09

Looking for poetry on the theme of Darwin.

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