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The Guardian Looks ‘Beyond Cliches’ at Trans Poetry November 25, 2015: At the Guardian, Cat Fitzpatrick looks at how and why trans artists are finding their voices through the medium of poetry. More: For a long time, trans writing meant memoir. From Christine Jorgensen [...] by

Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Sentenced to Death November 23, 2015: The Guardian reports that Palestinian poet and a leading figure in Saudi Arabia’s contemporary art scene, Ashraf Fayadh, has been sentenced to death for denouncing Islam. Fayadh, as quoted by [...] by

A Monumental Achievement: The Poems of T.S. Eliot November 16, 2015: The Poems of T.S. Eliot: The Annotated Text (Johns Hopkins University Press), edited by Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue, is the book of the day at The Guardian. “Volume one contains 346 pages [...] by

London’s Young Poets Laureate Offer Writing Advice November 13, 2015: At The Guardian, London’s young poets laureate (past and present) offer their tips for a career in poetry: “Write about what’s difficult,” says current laureate Selina Nwulu. The [...] by

Shelley’s College-Age Angst Rediscovered November 11, 2015: A pamphlet by Percy Shelley, written while he was a student at Oxford and long believed lost, has been acquired by Oxford’s Bodleian Library. The physical copy is on display until December. [...] by

Chilean Goverment Admits Neruda’s Death a ‘Highly Probable’ Murder November 10, 2015: The Guardian reports of Chile’s acknowledgement that Pablo Neruda might indeed have been murdered by the Pinochet regime, as has been believed by many for some time. More: The interior ministry [...] by

Don Patterson’s Latest Collection Reviewed at The Guardian November 5, 2015: The Guardian reviews a new collection by the Scottish poet, Don Patterson. Patterson, who won the 2009 Forward Prize for his previous collection Rain, explores the sonnet in this latest work. More: [...] by

Gregory Pardlo, Saeed Jones, More Discuss Recent Diversity Report October 28, 2015: At The Guardian, a piece on poet Gregory Pardlo, with an eye on diversity, recognition, and how they really translate in terms of visibility in the poetry and publishing worlds. “I won the [...] 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

Dial 555: Mons Museum Dials Back to Paul Verlaine’s Time in Jail October 21, 2015: The French poet Paul Verlaine spent 555 days in jail after shooting his then-lover Arthur Rimbaud in the wrist following an argument. He composed his best poetry there, argues Bernard Bousmanne, the [...] by