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Titian Poems Revealed: Work by Heaney, Shapcott, Paterson, Armitage, and More July 17, 2012: A few weeks ago, we pointed out a British exhibition in which dancers, musicians, and poets celebrate the 16th-century Italian painter Titian. Today, Granta posted a series of poems from [...] by

Seamus Heaney, Carol Ann Duffy, Simon Armitage and More to Celebrate Renaissance Artist Titian July 3, 2012: In an exciting marriage of art, dance, music, and poetry, the London Ballet and the National Gallery have joined forces with notable poets to celebrate Titian, a 16th-century Italian painter. [...] by

Carol Ann Duffy to be among the Queen’s Barge May 30, 2012: Royal Barge, that is. See this article from Monsters and Critics: The monarch – who is celebrating 60 years on the throne this year – has opted against inviting politicians and foreign [...] by

Flavorwire Thinks of 10 Feminist Poets May 18, 2012: Flavorwire did everyone a favor and made a list of “10 feminist poets you should know.” You might already know them. You might have more. We do! Like, a million! Michael Nicoloff, looking [...] by

Can Andrew Motion cure verse-drama’s identity issues? March 2, 2011: And does he need to? With the news that Andrew Motion has turned playwright, The Guardian’s Andrew Haydon questions his own knee-jerk response that poetry and theater can’t mix. In fact, [...] by

Olympic athletes hit the (poetry) wall in London December 13, 2010: With pretty much every other “boosting” substance in sports coming under scrutiny these days, London thinks Olympic athletes could use a little inspirational help from poetry, according [...] by

Imagine the First Liverpool Lennon Poet May 25, 2010: Dust off your John Lennon poems. Carol Ann Duffy is judging the first international John Lennon poetry contest. The Beatles Story is organising the global search for first ever Liverpool Lennon Poet [...] by