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In the eleven years since Luke Kennard won the Eric Gregory Award for The Solex Brothers, he has released five collections
"If every person in the country was buying poetry and it was available on every street corner and when you turned on BBC
In a recent interview with Andrew Marr, the writer and broadcaster Clive James said he'd "be lost without poetry" and in doing so spoke for us all. We, like James, take refuge in words, bathing in the salve of their sound, of English used with precision and intent...
This week, Sharon Olds won the TS Eliot Prize - the biggest award for poetry in the UK - with her stunning collection 'Stag's
America's 'greatest living poet' after winning the TS Eliot prize on writing the story of her divorce, why she doesn't make
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.
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Debut collections jostle with works by household names on this year's TS Eliot prize shortlist, one of the country's premier
Sat at a poetry reading in church in Laugharne, the small town in South Wales famous for being the home of Dylan Thomas, it's
Guests gather at the Saville Club HuffPost UK Culture attends the National Poetry Competition, to find out the winners of