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Guardian Poem of the Week: ‘Actaeon’ by George Szirtes July 25, 2013: Lovely! We didn't even know that the Guardian organizes a poem of the week every week. This week's selection is "Actaeon," a poem by George Szirtes. Here's the Guardian's write-up about the poem and the poem itself, too: From Victorian times at least, women writers have been retelling classical myths and folktales from a woman-centred or [...] 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