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‘The boys appear not to be happy’: UK Literary Press Give Sarah Howe #derangedpoetess January 26, 2016: Sarah Howe, who surprised many by winning the £20,000 T. S. Eliot Prize for her first book Loop of Jade, has a trending hashtag attributed to her success, #derangedpoetess. In a report at The [...] by

The Guardian Reports the Death of Olwyn Hughes January 7, 2016: For The Guardian, Jonathan Bate writes about the recent death of Ted Hughes’s literary agent and sister, Olwyn Hughes. Bate is the author of the recent Ted Hughes biography, Ted Hughes: The [...] by

Prowle Returns Spender Prize, Allegedly Plagiarized December 18, 2015: The Guardian reports Allen Prowle has returned the Stephen Spender Prize, awarded to him for his translations of Rutger Kopland, after a Dutch poetry site called the translations “blatant [...] by

The Guardian Reports on an Appeal Against the Death Sentence of Ashraf Fayadh December 17, 2015: According to the Guardian, Ashram Fayadh’s lawyer has filed an appeal against a Saudi court’s initial ruling to behead the poet, as we reported last month. The appeal cites serious flaws, [...] by

Sarah Howe Named ‘Young Writer of the Year’ December 11, 2015: Sarah Howe, recent contributor to Poetry and our very own Harriet, and author of Loop of Jade, has been named the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser and Dunlop young writer of the year. Loop of Jade is [...] 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

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