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Mia Anderson Wins 2013 Montreal International Poetry Prize September 23, 2013: Mia Anderson takes home a whopping $20,000 for her poem “The Antenna.” From the official announcement on the Montreal International Poetry Prize website: Without seeing author names, the 2013 Prize Judge Don Paterson selected “The Antenna” from a manuscript of 52 poems from 12 countries, comprising the 2013 Global Poetry [...] by

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 Metamorphosis by Jo Shapcott, George Szirtes, Simon Armitage, Carol Ann Duffy, Lavinia Greenlaw, Seamus Heaney and Don Paterson. All poems are accompanied by [...] by

Selected Poems of Don Paterson May 22, 2012: Here's a review of Don Paterson's Selected Poems written by Ben Wilkinson for The Guardian. A taste: Sean O'Brien has written that "few poets can have covered as much ground in 20 years as Don Paterson". Reading this remarkable Selected Poems, which ranges from the ludic depths of Nil Nil to the plainer cadences and frankness of [...] by

“Everyone is their own blindspot” when it comes to picking new talent January 21, 2011: Poet and editor Don Paterson talks to The Guardian about why it's necessary to publish and create awards for new poetry like the Picador Prize, awarded to Richard Meier this year. The legwork involved in uncovering these talents is only half the battle. The network of poets is so tight that it doesn't take much for one to get noticed and referred [...] by

Scotland’s new poet laureate still unnamed, undefined January 4, 2011: The Guardian reports on Scotland's difficulties in naming its new poet laureate nearly three months after the death of Edwin Morgan. Morgan was the first ever poet laureate of Scotland and while he was appointed with no debate because he was considered to "be the obvious choice amongst all those who would've expressed an opinion at the time," the [...] by