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Nick Laird Discusses Contemporary Poetry’s Possible Interventions at The Guardian March 20, 2017: A new anthology co-edited by Nick Laird and Don Paterson reinforces contemporary poetry’s ability to shut down demagoguery by embracing differences. While introducing Guardian readers to The [...] by

The Guardian Reviews Don Paterson’s Landing Light September 16, 2016: At the Guardian, Sarah Crown hails Landing Light by Don Paterson as a book that will give you hope. “[P]oetry, it seems to me, shucks off temporality and steps into a world of pure potential, [...] by

A Close Read of the T. S. Eliot Prize Shortlist at the Boston Review January 8, 2016: At Boston Review, Dai George reads the 2015 T.S. Eliot Prize Shortlist. The prizewinner–who will receive £20,000, the most of any single poetry prize in the UK, “and serious bragging [...] by

Mia Anderson Wins 2013 Montreal International Poetry Prize September 23, 2013: Mia Anderson takes home a whopping $20,000 for her poem “The Antenna.” From the official announcement on the Montreal International Poetry Prize website: Without seeing author names, the 2013 [...] 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 [...] by

Selected Poems of Don Paterson May 22, 2012: Here’s a review of Don Paterson’s Selected Poems written by Ben Wilkinson for The Guardian. A taste: Sean O’Brien has written that “few poets can have covered as much ground [...] by

“Everyone is their own blindspot” when it comes to picking new talent January 21, 2011: Poet and editor Don Paterson talks to The Guardian about why it’s necessary to publish and create awards for new poetry like the Picador Prize, awarded to Richard Meier this year. The legwork [...] by

Scotland’s new poet laureate still unnamed, undefined January 4, 2011: The Guardian reports on Scotland’s difficulties in naming its new poet laureate nearly three months after the death of Edwin Morgan. Morgan was the first ever poet laureate of Scotland and [...] by