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Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition 2015

Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition 2015

The LPF Poetry Competition for 2015 is now open fo

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Lo and Behold! Micro-commissions announced

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Read Dive by David Harsent

A poem from the 2014 T S Eliot Prize-winning colle

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David Harsent wins 2014 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry

David Harsent - "a poet for dark and dangerous day

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Ted Slade Award Winners Announced

Poetry Kit is pleased to announce the Ted Slade Award for Services to Poetry 2015 is awarded jointly to Ronnie

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Wes Magee

Wes Magee Reading From His Poems

Wes Magee (b. 1939) was a teacher when he began writing his first poems. A boy in his class complained that there were no dinosaur poems, and Magee set out to write some for him, little realising he was to become a firm favourite in children's poetry.

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Sarah Maguire

Sarah Maguire Reading From Her Poems

Born in west London in 1957, Maguire left school early to train as a gardener. Her poems, written in often sumptuous language, are always grounded in the precisely realised material world.

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Bill Manhire

Bill Manhire Reading From His Poems

Bill Manhire (b. 1946) was born in Invercargill, New Zealand, and joined the English Department at Victoria University, Wellington, in 1973, where he has held a Personal Chair since 1997.

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Jack Mapanje

Jack Mapanje Reading From His Poems

Jack Mapanje (b. 1944, Malawi) is currently Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He was held for four years as a political prisoner after one of his books was banned in Malawi, 1985.

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EA Markham

EA Markham Reading From His Poems

E A Markham (1939-2008) had a career that embraced the range of literary life ranging from novels to plays, essays and short stories.

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