Poetry News – Spring 2013

untitledNPC winner Patricia McCarthy is interviewed about her poem, Clothes that escaped the Great War’ by Katy Evans-Bush; Ted Hughes Award 2012 shortlist previewed; Pasolini celebration; Close-up: Alison Chisholm explains the cento; Richard Scott on poets’ librettos; the latest on the Poetry Train project helping teachers engage with poetry; Helen Mort on the lively poetry scene in Rotherham, Doncaster and Sheffield; Hannah Lowe on her poetry hero, Philip Levine; and Perdika Press in profile.

Plus… Maurice Riordan’s appointment as editor of The Poetry Review; the new Foyle anthology; the launch of the new Waterlines website; members’ new sand Sarah Corbett‘s pick of members’ poems on the theme ‘Presents’.

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