15 August 2004

At £60,000, the Swansea Dylan Thomas Prize will be awarded to an under 30 writer of the best book published in English, anywhere in the world. Novels, poetry, plays and even travel books will be eligible for the cash. [via Poetry Hut Blog]

Other news:
  • Czeslaw Milosz: 1911-2004 [obit] *registration required
  • New Philip Larkin poem [link]
  • Latest US Poet Laureate: Ted Kooser [link]
  • Drive-by Poets bring poetry to the masses. [link]
  • Man beats poet to jester position. [link]
  • CP Cavafy's poems "oozingly erotic" [link]
  • "...much of the work featured at www.poetsforthewar.org is true poetry. ...there is structure and economy, meter and rhyme, and philosophy instead of temper." [opinion]
  • Study war poets Siegfried Sassoon and Robert Graves for "genuine history". [link]

2 comments:

Anne said...

Thanks for your interesting posts to this blog, Ivy :> )

Ivy said...

You're welcome!

Is the system being gamed, and "Does Australia Need an ICAC for Poetry?"

Does Australia Need an ICAC for Poetry?  David Musgrave's article in Southerly is not new, but it's worth reading if you missed it....