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Investigating the Death of Federico García Lorca August 18, 2016: Reported yesterday in the Guardian, an investigation headed by an Argentinian judge will look into the murder of Federico García Lorca in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War. More from the top: An [...] by

PEN International & Other Rights Groups Oppose Turkey’s Closure of 29 Publishing Houses August 9, 2016: The Guardian’s Alison Flood reports that international free speech groups and publishers alike are condemning Turkey’s decision to ban 29 publishers, using the government’s [...] by

Thank You Internet: The Guardian on Rising Popularity of Women Poets August 1, 2016: Readers are becoming familiar with the work of more women poets thanks to (a) the internet and (b) the 24-hour news cycle. While times are tough, writes Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, we’re turning to [...] by

Nicholas Lezard Reviews Penguin Modern Poets No. 1 July 26, 2016: At the Guardian, Nicholas Lezard reviews iteration numero uno of the re-vamped Penguin Modern Poets Series: a collection featuring work by Anne Carson, Emily Berry, and Sophie Collins. Getting people [...] by

Kirsten Dunst to Direct The Bell Jar July 22, 2016: Mademoiselle! Kirsten Dunst is set to direct her debut feature, a film adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, reports the Guardian. More from Catherine Shoard: Dakota Fanning has been [...] by

Kate Clanchy Draws Out Untold Stories at the Guardian July 15, 2016: What’s it like to teach poetry to the children of refugees? At the Guardian, Kate Clanchy shares her experience teaching a workshop with the intention of drawing out their untold stories. It [...] by

Meet the UK’s First ‘Door-to-Door Poet’: Rowan McCabe July 11, 2016: The Guardian looks at the first “door-to-door poet,” a 25-year-old artist named Rowan McCabe, who brought his bespoke verse–and a yellow placard that said “Poems 4 [...] by

Teen Perspective at the Guardian July 8, 2016: How to get teenage boys to read poetry? One “Secret Scribbler” at the Guardian argues that collections by Ted Hughes and Simon Armitage are good places to start. More: One of the shocks [...] by

The Poetic Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami July 6, 2016: We’d be remiss not to mention the July 4 passing of filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. He was 76. The Guardian’s film critic Peter Bradshaw remembers Iran’s greatest cinematic poet. [...] by

The Guardian Gives Poem of the Week to Denise Riley, Whose Say Something Back Is Shortlisted for Forward Prize 2016 June 16, 2016: The Guardian’s poem of the week is “Death makes the dead metaphor revive” by Denise Riley. Carol Rumens looks closely at the poem, putting it in the context of Riley’s other [...] by