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Message in a Box: Fly Catcher Press to Publish Brexit Poems, Love Poems, & More From Exmoor September 8, 2016: Inspired by Wordsworth and Coleridge, poet Chris Jelley has been encouraging Exmoor visitors to leave messages in tin boxes for fellow travelers, with the support of Lynmouth Pavilion Project. Now, [...] by

‘New Zealand’s Most Exciting Young Poet’: Guardian Profiles Hera Lindsay Bird September 7, 2016: Her recently published debut poetry collection has already flown off bookstore shelves, with reprints on the way, and yet the 28 year old New Zealander Hera Lindsay Bird is rather down to earth. [...] by

Writing Their Way Out of War: Poets Bejan Matur & Maram al-Masri September 7, 2016: The Guardian’s Ed Vulliamy wrote about the literary force coming out of a troubled region. “It comes in defiant journalism, like the story televised last week of a gardener in Aleppo who [...] by

Alice Oswald’s Falling Awake’s Restless Experimentation August 29, 2016: Fiona Sampson reviews Alice Oswald’s “eagerly awaited book,” Falling Awake, for the Guardian. “Since her crystalline debut, 1996’s The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile,” [...] by

Paris Is the Place: An Exhibit of Artifacts Celebrates Oscar Wilde’s Life & Work August 25, 2016: Co-curated by Oscar Wilde’s grandson, Merlin Holland, this new exhibition at Paris’s Petit Palais opens on September 28. Via the Guardian: Paris will hold its first major exhibition on [...] by

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