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A Close Read of the T. S. Eliot Prize Shortlist at the Boston Review January 8, 2016: At Boston Review, Dai George reads the 2015 T.S. Eliot Prize Shortlist. The prizewinner–who will receive £20,000, the most of any single poetry prize in the UK, “and serious bragging [...] by

The Guardian Compiles the Best Poetry Books of 2015 December 8, 2015: It’s that special time again! As is the case with many periodicals, the Guardian has compiled a few of its favorite poetry books published over the course of this year in the U.K. Les Murray is [...] by

Sandeep Parmar Discusses Race & Poetry in the U.K. at the Los Angeles Review of Books December 8, 2015: Back in October we highlighted Andrea Brady’s article from The Conversation, which pondered the overwhelming whiteness of contemporary British poetry. Returning to said topic, The Los Angeles [...] by

At The Spectacle, Aaron Coleman Interviews Claudia Rankine November 18, 2015: In his interview, “The History Behind the Feeling,” Aaron Coleman asks Claudia Rankine about her writing process (it involves a lot of research), Black Lives Matter, and the usefulness of [...] by

Talking to Johari Osayi Idusuyi, the Woman Who Chose Citizen Over Trump November 12, 2015: At Jezebel’s The Slot, a conversation with the woman behind “the head flip heard ‘round the nation”–she who trumped Trump, showing off Claudia Rankine’s searing [...] by

New to the Archive October 28, 2015: The Poetry Foundation’s online archive of poetry is ever expanding. Here’s a look at some recent additions you may have missed over the last few months: Orlando White, who will be joining us as [...] by

Claudia Rankine Has Been Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry October 22, 2015: Allison Flood of The Guardian writes that just a “week after Marlon James became the first Jamaican to win the Booker, the Jamaican-born poet Claudia Rankine has been shortlisted for the TS [...] by

Andrea Brady on the Whiteness of British Poetry October 9, 2015: Yesterday The Conversation published this piece by Andrea Brady, who discusses the under-representation of poets of color in British poetry and the conversations (or lack there of) surrounding race. [...] by

Aaron Kunin Points to the Aesthetic Ground September 29, 2015: “Would Vanessa Place Be a Better Poet If She Had Better Opinions?” asks Aaron Kunin at Nonsite. Kunin posits that Place’s work might just be “poorly written,” [...] by

Claudia Rankine Wins Forward Prize! September 29, 2015: Congratulations to Claudia Rankine: winner of the 2015 Forward Prize for her astonishing new book, Citizen. As you may have gathered from our many posts this spring and summer, the book has been [...] by