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Poetry as Urban Observation October 7, 2016: Can poetry make city-dwellers’ lives a bit more bearable? At the Guardian, Rosie Spinks revels in poetry’s place among the wanderers, observers, and philosophers in cities around the [...] by

In New Book, Denise Riley Is Robust About Frailty September 20, 2016: Denise Riley’s new poetry collection, Say Something Back (Pan Macmillan), is reviewed at the Guardian. Kate Kellaway writes that Riley’s writing “is perfectly weighted, justifies [...] by

The Guardian Reviews Don Paterson’s Landing Light September 16, 2016: At the Guardian, Sarah Crown hails Landing Light by Don Paterson as a book that will give you hope. “[P]oetry, it seems to me, shucks off temporality and steps into a world of pure potential, [...] by

‘Not So Fast, OED,’ Says Shakespeare Scholar September 16, 2016: According to a new article by University of Melbourne lecturer Dr. David McInnis, published for the university, the Oxford English Dictionary may have falsely credited William Shakespeare as the [...] by

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