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The Griffin Prize Shortlist Is Here April 12, 2017: The Griffin Trust For Excellence in Poetry, based in Canada, awards the Griffin Poetry Prize annually to both Canadian and international poets. Scott Griffin, the trust’s founder, announced the [...] by

An Essay on Alice Oswald’s Returning & Returning January 5, 2017: Sumita Chakraborty explores the work of Alice Oswald in a five-part essay for Los Angeles Review of Books. Oswald’s most recent book is Falling Awake (Norton, 2016), and much of it renders [...] by

Alice Oswald’s Falling Awake’s Restless Experimentation August 29, 2016: Fiona Sampson reviews Alice Oswald’s “eagerly awaited book,” Falling Awake, for the Guardian. “Since her crystalline debut, 1996’s The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile,” [...] by

Poems as Animals: A Ted Hughes Bestiary August 2, 2016: David Biespiel looks at A Ted Hughes Bestiary, edited by Alice Oswald, for Bookforum. Each creature in this compendium of animals real and invented by Hughes is “as parlor-esque as they are [...] by

Alice Oswald Discusses Her Experience as Griffin Poetry Prize Judge at The Globe and Mail June 2, 2016: British poet Alice Oswald, author most recently of Memorial–and a member of the Griffin Poetry Prize jury for 2016–talks to The Globe and Mail about how the temperament of her own work [...] by

2016 Griffin Poetry Prize Judges Announced August 21, 2015: This week, CBC Books announced that Adam Sol, Tracy K. Smith, and Alice Oswald have been named the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize judges. The prize, which “offers two awards of $65,000 each as well [...] by

A Profile of Alice Oswald October 4, 2012: Here’s a Guardian profile of poet Alice Oswald—recently “slayed” by Jason Guriel, and less recently withdrawing from the T.S. Eliot prize. A teaser: Which artists do you most [...] by

PN Review Slays Alice Oswald’s Memorial September 21, 2012: Homer aficianados love to split hairs over different translations of their favorite war epic, The Iliad. Some argue the Loeb translation is the truest, some prefer the Lattimore, others retort that [...] by

Forward Prizes Announce Two New Judges March 29, 2012: From The Bookseller: Poet Alice Oswald and Times critic Megan Walsh are to join the judging panel for this year’s Forward Prizes for Poetry, the 21st, as the awards open for submissions. Poet and [...] by