|6th Oct 11|
Nobel Prize for Literature: Tomas Tranströmer
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2011 is awarded to the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer “because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality&rd
|6th Sep 11|
Aldeburgh First Collection Award Shortlist
Tom Duddy's recent debut poetry collection, The Hiding Place, has been shortlisted for the Aldeburgh First Collection Award.
From 74 entries, the shortlist for the 2011 Aldeburgh First Collectio
|15th Aug 11|
Philip Levine named as US Poet Laureate
Philip Levine has been named the 18th US Poet Laureate.
Speaking at the announcement Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington, said:
|5th Aug 11|
The Beara Writing Experience Near the Festival of Lughnasa
|5-7 August 2011|
Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat
Eyeries, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland. The next writing workshop retreat from The Beara Writing Experience will take place around the festival of Lughnasa, which
|26th Jul 11|
Sebastian Barry | Man Booker Prize Longlist
The 2011 Man Booker Prize longlist has been announced with Sebastian Barry's On Canaan's Side included in the running.