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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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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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Ruth Padel

Ruth Padel Reading From Her Poems

Ruth Padel (b. 1947) has won the National Poetry Competition and written six collections of poetry, several shortlisted for the T S Eliot or Whitbread Prize; taught Greek at Oxford, sung in an Istanbul nightclub.

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Don Paterson

Don Paterson Reading From His Poems

Don Paterson (b. 1963) is an accomplished jazz musician as well as a poet which might partially account for the complex harmonies of his work. Born in Dundee, he left school to pursue a career in music, moving to London in 1984.

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Brian Patten

Brian Patten Reading From His Poems

Brian Patten (b. 1946) has written many books of poetry for adults and children. One theme that informs almost all his work is a devotion to the full experience of life and the imagination.

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Tom Paulin

Tom Paulin Reading From His Poems

Tom Paulin (b. 1949) is a poet, essayist, editor and lecturer, and a regular panellist on the BBC's Newsnight Review. He won the Somerset Maugham award for his first Faber collection, A State of Justice.

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Andrew Fusek Peters

Andrew Fusek Peters Reading From His Poems

Andrew Fusek Peters (b. 1956), the tallest poet in the UK, has written more than 45 books for children, two of them nominated for the Carnegie Medal.

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