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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    News reached us this morning of the death of Geoffrey Hill at the age of 84. Alice Goodman, Hill's wife, confirmed his death today...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    More from England's Hay Festival: Germaine Greer claims William Shakespeare brought erotic poetry to "ordinary women" such as wives and servants, for the first...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A new exhibition of Amedeo Modigliani's drawings opens at the Estorick Collection in London this week. Modigliani and Russian poet Anna Akhmatova met circa...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    As The Telegraph headline declares in summation: "Oxford 'dull old farts' choose Simon Armitage as new Professor of Poetry." And so our otherwise starving...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    A review of the new Mayakovsky biography by Swedish biographer Bengt Jangfeldt (U. Chicago Press 2014) is up at The Telegraph. Jeremy Noel-Tod writes...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Allan Massie has summoned the spirit of T.S. Eliot to the pages of this weekend's Telegraph. In an article that he wrote about Eliot's...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    For those who have decried Kristen Stewart's recent poem published in Marie Claire as the "worst poem ever written," we invite you to surf...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Maybe... sometimes... though perhaps not always as our headline might reveal. The Telegraph speaks to Christopher Reid about his new book, Six Bad Poets....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Course you did, avid readers! Tablet Magazine writer, Lee Smith, reminisces about getting out of a fist fight with Lou Reed. Teachable moment: if...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Publishing from beyond the grave, Dorothy Wordsworth is still cranking out the hits, thus reports The Telegraph. A little background on the poem: The manuscript...

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