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Guardian Reviews English Renaissance Poetry edited by John Williams April 15, 2016: Guardian’s Nicholas Lezard applauds a collection of English Renaissance Poetry edited by American author and academic John Williams. Originally published in 1963, this is a [...] by

Guardian Introduces The New Greek Poetry March 28, 2016: At the Guardian Karen Van Dyck, editor of forthcoming Penguin anthology Austerity Measures: The New Greek Poetry, discusses the ways migration, poverty, and conflict are changing Greek poetry. One of [...] by

China’s Interest in Cambridge Real Estate: Is a Poem to Blame? March 23, 2016: The price of real estate in Cambridge (UK) is rising and the Guardian is wondering whether Xu Zhimo’s poem “Farewell to Cambridge,” written in the 1930s, a poem that many Chinese [...] by

The Guardian Shines a Light on Robert Montgomery’s Public Poetry March 22, 2016: Scottish poet Robert Montgomery is a featured artist in the Guardian’s poetry section, in an article exploring his raconteur distribution practice and artistic process. He has been called a [...] by

‘Whither would you go?’ British Library Digitizes Shakespeare’s Handwritten Plea on Behalf of Migrants March 16, 2016: The British Library is digitizing William Shakespeare’s last play script in his own handwriting: a scene where the playwright imagines Sir Thomas More making a statement on behalf of migrants. [...] by

Jackie Kay Named New Scottish Makar March 16, 2016: The Guardian reports that Scottish writer Jackie Kay has been named the country’s new “makar,” also known as the national poet. Kay told the paper that, “particularly since [...] by

A New Poet Laureate for Wales March 3, 2016: The Guardian reports that Ifor ap Glyn has been appointed Wales’s fourth poet laureate. Glyn follows in the footsteps of Gillian Clarke, who held the prestigious position for the last eight [...] by

Hollie McNish Speaks to the Guardian About the Practicality of Motherhood Poetry February 15, 2016: Hollie McNish began writing poetry when she was seven to protest littering on the outskirts of Reading. She stopped writing poetry during her coursework at Cambridge University, but motherhood [...] by

Ashraf Fayadh Death Sentence Overturned by Saudi Court February 3, 2016: We’re happy to report that the death sentence for Ashraf Fayadh imposed by a Saudi court has been overturned. You might remember we initially reported on the story here and here. Unfortunately, [...] by

‘The boys appear not to be happy’: UK Literary Press Give Sarah Howe #derangedpoetess January 26, 2016: Sarah Howe, who surprised many by winning the £20,000 T. S. Eliot Prize for her first book Loop of Jade, has a trending hashtag attributed to her success, #derangedpoetess. In a report at The [...] by