Poetry News – Summer 2014

Poetry News Summer 14Interviews with Maggie Sawkins, winner of the Ted Hughes Award 2013, and Suzanna Fitzpatrick, winner of the Hamish Canham Prize.

A Q&A with Carolyn Forché, who will give the Poetry Society Annual Lecture, in London, and a reading at the University of Liverpool. Jackie Kay does the robot at IF: Milton Keynes International Festival, Stephen Wilson on Isaac Rosenberg, Jan Bay Petersen on Poetry Prescription – plus summer reads – which are this summer’s must-read collections, as suggested by members and others…

Plus… Ian Duhig on Laurence Sterne’s and his own digressions, Carolyn Jess-Cooke on ‘writing motherhood’, Maitreyabandhu on Robert Hass, Anna Robinson on poetry in public libraries, and Carrie Etter’s pick of members’ poems on the theme of ‘Loss’.

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