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How Poetry & Music Brought One Family Together June 21, 2017: At the Guardian, Cyrus Shahrad shares the story of how a creative collaboration with his Iranian father, Bahram, brought them closer together. Cyrus, a musician, invited his father to read Persian [...] by

Dorothy Parker Lives On June 20, 2017: The witty poetry, prose, and fiction writer Dorothy Parker died 50 years ago this month, the Guardian’s John Dugdale explains. In a recent article, Dugdale outlines Parker’s importance [...] by

At The Guardian, Hollie McNish Refuses to Be Cornered June 19, 2017: The Guardian’s Alice O’Keeffe profiles Ted Hughes Prize recipient Hollie McNish, who, despite her critical acclaim, is still skeptical of the judging process. In conversation with [...] by

Alice Oswald & Jordan Abel Win Griffin Poetry Prize! June 12, 2017: Our heartfelt congratulations to Alice Oswald and Jordan Abel, winners of this year’s Griffin Poetry Prize. Oswald won for her recent collection of poems, Falling Awake, while Abel was honored [...] by

On Gerard Manley Hopkins’s ‘Poetic vice’ June 9, 2017: Simon Edge’s glimpse into Gerard Manley Hopkins’s poetry through the lens of queer literature begins with an interesting pairing: Hopkins, side-by-side with Oscar Wilde. It’s a [...] by

Helen Dunmore’s Last Poem, Revealed June 8, 2017: Accomplished British poet Helen Dunmore passed away this week, after a long battle with terminal cancer (as we reported yesterday). At the Guardian, Danuta Kean guides readers to a few of [...] by

Helen Dunmore Dies at 64 June 7, 2017: The Guardian reports poet and novelist Helen Dunmore has died at the age of 64, after a battle with cancer. Dunmore authored 12 novels and 10 collections of poetry and was honored with a number of [...] by

Michael Longley Wins PEN Pinter Prize June 5, 2017: This week, the Guardian announced that Irish poet Michael Longley is the recipient of the PEN Pinter Prize, an award especially for British, Irish, or Commonwealth poets “whose work embodies [...] by

‘A Poetic Act, Not a Political One’: The Guardian Profiles Tunglið June 2, 2017: The new Icelandic small press, Tunglið, is named after the Icelandic word for “moon,” which is fitting because the publishers, Dagur Hjartarson and Ragnar Helgi Ólafsson, prints all of [...] by

Found: Two Previously Unknown Poems by Sylvia Plath May 25, 2017: To our delight, the Guardian reports that scholars have unearthed at least two previously unknown poems by Sylvia Plath. The poems were buried in a notebook and deciphered from a sheet of carbon [...] by