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Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2014: Shortlist

Press Release: Dated   Tuesday 03 Mar 2015 The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2014 shortlist is announced: Patience Agbabi, Imtiaz Dharker, Carrie Etter, Andrew Motion, Alice Oswald are announced as the shortlisted poets. The Poetry Society’s … Continue reading

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Andrew Motion: A Graph Review

Andrew Motion: Natural Causes (Chatto Poetry 1987) Love in a Life     (faber & faber 1991) A Graph Review: 50 with high points 70 Two books, several years apart.  The first published some 25 years ago and the other four years … Continue reading

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Andrew Motion’s 10 tips for being a successful poet

So,  here’s an offering I could not resist linking to: Andrew Motion ( Poet Laureate, retired)with good advice to all on a BBC arts & entertainment page, item written by Alison Feeney-Hart.  It all seems very sound to me, not … Continue reading

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Poets Laureate: a wordsearch!!

For Scotland’s International Poetry Festival 2014,  5 – 9 March  there will be an exhibition of Poets Laureate from Dryden to Carol Ann Duffy. It’s an exploration of the relationship between poet and monarch featuring (UK) Poets Laureate across the … Continue reading

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