Ts Eliot

Sydney and Violet Schiff: A New Biography of a Marginal Modern Marriage

Amy Licence | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Licence

Stephen Klaidman's new biog-raphy of Sydney and Violet Schiff highlights an interesting couple, who made their own con-tribution to literary circles of the 1920s. Relatively overlooked until now, the Schiffs appear on the surface to be a conventional mid-dle class couple, based in London and the South of France.

Paint It Black: Art Hits the Canvas

Jason Holmes | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Durham-born Neil Stokoe, a painter whose quarried face stares balefully at the world, has described his work as 'fatalistic', but he does not go far enough.

The Waste Land (A Land Laid Waste By Gideon's 'Reforms')

Rob Atkinson | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Politics
Rob Atkinson

A paraphrased adaptation - with apologies to T S Eliot.

Hidden TS Eliot Letter Discovered

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

A letter written by one of the 20th century's greatest writers has been uncovered after being hidden for 40 years. It was sent by American poet TS ...

LISTEN: Poetry's Big Night - The TS Eliot Prize Readings

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 20.03.2013 | Home

This week, Sharon Olds won the TS Eliot Prize - the biggest award for poetry in the UK - with her stunning collection 'Stag's Leap' (read our intervie...

Field Notes to the T.S. Eliot Prize

Robert Peake | Posted 15.03.2013 | Home
Robert Peake

The T.S. Eliot Prize for a single collection is one of the most popular, prestigious, and increasingly transatlantic poetry prizes in Britain. In preparation for the shortlist reading at the Royal Festival Hall, where thousands of poetry lovers including me will shortly descend with excitement, here is an overview of this year's 10 contenders.

TS Eliot's Widow Dies Aged 86

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2012 | Home

Valerie Eliot, the widow and literary executor of poet TS Eliot, has died at the age of 86. The poet's estate said she died on Friday at her London...

Simon Armitage Leads TS Eliot Shortlist

Posted 24.12.2012 | Home

Debut collections jostle with works by household names on this year's TS Eliot prize shortlist, one of the country's premier poetry awards. Simon A...

Happy Birthday, T.S. Eliot! The Poet's Life In Quotes, Letters And Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 26.09.2012 | Home

Today would have been T.S. Eliot's birthday. The poet, who was best known for creating Possum's Book Of Practical Cats, as well as modernist masterpie...

Orwell and Your Voice in the Wilderness

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 16.09.2012 | Home
Andrea Chalupa

There's a touching moment in the French classic film Amélie where the heroine, as a little girl, reflects the sunlight off her mirror from her window overlooking Paris, hoping someone out there sees her light. From a window across the city, another lonely child--the boy who will grow up to be the man she'll one day fall in love with--is doing the same reflector trick, waiting for a response with the hope that he's not alone.

Cut-Out And Keep Essential Everyday Verses on World Poetry Day

Ali | Alice E Vincent and Matthew Tucker | Posted 21.03.2012 | Home

It's World Poetry Day today, and what better way to celebrate than with a little extra lyricism in our lives? The pace of life in 2012 can make si...

Before They Were Writers: How Famous Authors Made Ends Meet

Posted 24.02.2012 | Home

Sometimes it can feel like writers are split into two types: the rich and famous and the poor and struggling. But every journey begins with the sma...

Britain's Biggest Poets Go Head To Head

Posted 13.01.2012 | Home

Providing you with poetry your fix this Friday is not one fantastic writer but eight, as we preview the nominated collections in this year's TS Eliot ...

Poetry Extinguished by Kindle?

Phil Brown | Posted 19.02.2012 | Home
Phil Brown

I have no doubt that my Kindle and I will spend many happy hours together over the years - but until the greatest minds of my generation start scribbling verses in 91 x 122 mm, I'll stick with paper, ink and glue for poetry.