Printed and broadcast UK media June 2017
John Freeman wins Wales Book of the Year for poetry
The winner of the Roland Mathias Poetry Award is Poetry…
Featuring Jay Bernard, Hera Lindsay Bird, Colette Bryce, Ishion Hutchinson, Matthew Sweeney
Commended in the 2017 Stanza Poetry Competition, judged by Andy Croft, on the theme of 'Walls'.
The Poetry Society was founded in 1909 to promote “a more general recognition and appreciation of poetry”. Since then, it has grown into one of Britain’s most dynamic arts organisations, representing British poetry both nationally and internationally. Today it has more than 4000 members worldwide and publishes The Poetry Review.
Tonight! @LukeKennard unmoors himself from his canal laureateship - come along to the Poetry Café for a special reading to mark the end of his term. He'll be reading poems so good you'll want to touch them with a barge pole. poetrysociety.org.uk/event/80000-ga…