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Friday, 17 November 2017
New Poetries VII: Introducing Laura Scott
Today begins the first of our New Poetries VII series of blog posts. Over the weeks leading up to the release of the anthology in April 2...
Monday, 9 October 2017
50 years after the death of Vernon Watkins
Vernon Watkins Sunday, October 8th, 2017 Richard Ramsbotham 50 years ago, on Sunday 8th October 1967, the poet Vernon Watkins drop...
Friday, 29 September 2017
Nadine Gordimer Memorial Lecture
Lorna Goodison Nadine Gordimer Memorial Lecture delivered by Lorna Goodison for the 5th African Women International Writer’s Symposiu...
Friday, 8 September 2017
ILL FARES THE LAND
Mary O'Malley is an award-winning poet, born and living in Ireland. Ill Fares the Land Oliver Goldsmith’s ‘The Deserted Village...
Friday, 25 August 2017
Between Survival and Extinction
This week's blog is taken from the editorial of the imminent PN Review Issue 237 (September-October 2017), written by the editor Mic...
Friday, 11 August 2017
Promoting poetry through public engagement
Jenny Lewis trained as a painter at the Ruskin School of Art and Ealing School of Art before reading English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. Sh...
Friday, 4 August 2017
The Acquaintance of a True Dustie-Fute
David Kinloch was born, raised and educated in Glasgow. He is a graduate of the universities of Glasgow and Oxford and was for many ye...
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