Antrobus, Doshi, McFarlane, Richardson and Sullivan on Ted Hughes shortlist

Raymond Antrobus, Tishani Doshi, Roy McFarlane, Susan Richardson, and TS Eliot prize winner Hannah Sullivan are on the shortlist for this year’s Ted Hughes award for New Work in Poetry. Here’s more about those shortlisted:

Raymond Antrobus for The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins): The debut collection by British-Jamaican poet Raymond Antrobus explores histories, continents, loss and legacy ...

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Poetry replaces politics at Welsh Senedd

It’s been nearly 200 years of waiting, but today - Tuesday 19 February - poets in Wales will finally receive their acknowledgement as they take over Y Senedd, (the renamed Welsh Assembly building), and that famous last line of Percy Shelley’s 'Defence of Poetry', "Poets are the unacknowledged legisl...

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Welcome to a new voice at Write Out Loud: John Foggin, aka The Great Fogginzo

It gives us great pleasure to welcome John Foggin as a regular guest blogger to Write Out Loud. John’s weekly poetry blog, The Great Fogginzo’s Cobweb, is ardently followed by many poets. We’re hoping...

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Molly Underwood wins £10,000 Manchester Poetry Prize

Molly Underwood has won this year’s £10,000 Manchester Poetry Prize, awarded for a portfolio of poems. Her win was revealed at a gala ceremony on Friday, February 1, in the Baronial Hall at Chetham’s ...

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