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Transport for London Minds the Gap: Offers Better Working Conditions for Poets in Residence September 20, 2013: Via the Guardian-- Regular travellers on London's tube network are familiar with Poems on the Underground, the longstanding arts project that showcases works from poets as diverse as William Blake, Carol Ann Duffy and Nii Ayikwei Parkes to inspire passengers on their everyday journeys. But in a twist to the tale, London's poets are being [...] by

Hackney Hear syncs contemporary poetry to the Olympic experience March 14, 2011: About Hackney Hear from Hackney Hear on Vimeo. While the last line from Tennyson's 1833 poem "Ulysses" has been chosen to adorn the wall of the Olympic Village, the award-winning Hackney Podcast has a more modern take on incorporating poetry into the Olympics. Hackney Hear is a new project that links up over 400 audio recordings— poetry, [...] 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 to the BBC. Winning Words asks fans to nominate their favorite works until January 6th for inclusion on a poetry wall that will live in the Athletes' Village, [...] by