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Our Own Voice

Friday, September 21, 2012
... is very fresh.

Ruth Padel: the truth of poetry

Friday, September 14, 2012
Prize-winning poet Ruth Padel speaks to thinker Jonathan Ree about the truth of poetry and the mystery of philosophy. [via http://iai.tv]

The Brunel University African Poetry Prize

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Now open for entries until Nov 30

"They were pulling a thread with the poems they accepted, and my poems would have unraveled the tapestry."

Friday, September 07, 2012
Donna Vorreyer on rejection notices

'The noblest prize…'

Wednesday, September 05, 2012
The inaugural citizen-led Queensland Literary Awards replaces sbandoned Premier's Prize.

Free 10-week course on Modern & Contemporary American Poetry

Tuesday, September 04, 2012
This [online] course is a fast-paced introduction to modern and contemporary U.S. poetry, from Dickinson and Whitman to the present. Participants (who need no prior experience with poetry) will learn how to read poems that are supposedly "difficult."