To celebrate National Poetry Day on 2nd October, I have selected just a special few from the archive of The Definite Article to create this unique anthology, with the original comments from the celebrities from our interview.
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.
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.
A paraphrased adaptation - with apologies to T S Eliot.
A letter written by one of the 20th century's greatest writers has been uncovered after being hidden for 40 years. It was
This week, Sharon Olds won the TS Eliot Prize - the biggest award for poetry in the UK - with her stunning collection 'Stag's
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.
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
Debut collections jostle with works by household names on this year's TS Eliot prize shortlist, one of the country's premier
Today would have been T.S. Eliot's birthday. The poet, who was best known for creating Possum's Book Of Practical Cats, as