Poetry News – Summer 2015

untitledIncludes an interview with Andrew Motion, winner of the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2014, the announcement of this year’s Poetry Society Annual Lecture, touring to London, Liverpool, Newcastle and Edinburgh, with the award-winning US poet Rita Dove, and news of Tess Jolly, winner of the Hamish Canham Prize 2015 for best Poetry News member’s poem.

Plus… George Szirtes on poetry online, Michael McKimm mining the connection between poetry and geology, Jenny Lewis on the Place for Poetry conference and festival, and what Michael Shann learned from organising his first poetry competition – plus Anne Marie Fyfe’s pick of members’ poems on the Yeatsian theme of ‘Magic’ during the 150th anniversary of his birth.

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