In the republic of poetry: Kaite O’Reilly wins the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry; “Bawr. Bawr. Stretterhawl?” Jon Stone on sci-fi meets poetry; Karen McCarthy Woolf on writing and reading in prisons; Poetry Hero – Jane Draycott on the Pearl Poet; Close-up – Robert Saxton on trees in the poetry of Larkin, Muldoon, Paterson and Jamie; On the Racks – Jacob Denno of Popshot and Nigel McLoughlin of Iota talk to Colette Sensier.
Plus… C.K. Williams’s Annual Lecture in Newcastle and London; Emma Danes wins the Hamish Canham Prize; NPC winners at the Ledbury Festival and members’ poems on the theme of ‘Remember’, selected by Polly Clark.
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