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Nobel Prize Winning Poet Seamus Heaney Dies at 74 August 30, 2013: We awoke to the sad news this morning that Seamus Heaney has died. In the coming days we know there will be ample tributes and remembrances. For now, the RTE News in Ireland reports: The [...] 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

Seamus Heaney, Carol Ann Duffy, Simon Armitage and More to Celebrate Renaissance Artist Titian July 3, 2012: In an exciting marriage of art, dance, music, and poetry, the London Ballet and the National Gallery have joined forces with notable poets to celebrate Titian, a 16th-century Italian painter. [...] by

Heaney and Bono Down by the Churchyard June 20, 2012: What happens when Ireland’s top-grossing bandleader rubs shoulders with Ireland’s top poet? A photo op, for starters. A few days ago, Mr. Bono popped in to hear Seamus Heaney read at a [...] by

Can Andrew Motion cure verse-drama’s identity issues? March 2, 2011: And does he need to? With the news that Andrew Motion has turned playwright, The Guardian’s Andrew Haydon questions his own knee-jerk response that poetry and theater can’t mix. In fact, [...] by

Paul Muldoon on poetry as chemical reaction January 26, 2011: Five Dialogues, Paul Muldoon from Wunderkammer Magazine on Vimeo. Wunderkammer Magazine features Paul Muldoon as the first subject in their series of “Five Dialogues on art.” Muldoon [...] by

Your epithalamium is showing November 20, 2010: Adam O’Riordan takes Guardian readers on a tour through epithalamia (no x-rays or invasive surgery required.) Though it sounds more like an obscure piece of anatomy you never knew existed until [...] by