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31st Jan 11

Jackie Kay | poetry renaissance

 

Jackie Kay, in the Guardian, celebrates the renaissance of poetry publishing.

It used to seem funny to me how us poets ca

25th Jan 11

Costa book of the year award winner

 

Poet Jo Shapcott was announced as the winner of the £30,000 overall Costa book of the year award for her book 'Of Mutability' last night.

The Costa book of the year award has five categories: first novel, novel

23rd Jan 11

Derek Walcott wins TS Eliot Prize

 

Derek Walcott was announced as the winner of the TS Eliot Poetry Award winner last night.

 The full shortlist comprised of:

  • Seeing Stars - Simon Armitage
20th Jan 11

Harry Clifton | Imeall

 

Imeall, the TG4 arts programme, caught up with the Ireland Professor of Poetry, Harry Clifton. In conversation with Michael Cronin, Clifton talks about how his life and work are informed by having grown up in green,

14th Jan 11

Poetry Aloud competition | Winners Announced

 

Poetry Aloud, the annual poetry speaking competition open to all post-primary students on the island of Ireland, held its semi-finals and final on Friday last in the National Library of Ireland and the National Museum of Ireland.  
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