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Gabriel Josipovici's The Cemetery in Barnes Shortlisted for the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize
It's a real joy to share the news that Gabriel Josipovici 's masterful The Cemetery in Barnes has been shortlisted for the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize. read more
Phoebe Power wins Forward Prize for Best First Collection!
We're delighted to announce that Phoebe Power has won the Felix Dennis Prize for First Collection at the Forward Prizes with her collection Shrines of Upper Austria! read more
PBS Autumn Translation Choice: Poems by Propertius
We're over the moon that the Autumn Selections from the Poetry Book Society this year include Poems by Sextus Propertius , translated by Patrick Worsnip as their Translation Choice. read more
Sinead Morrissey reads from T S Eliot Prize-winning Parallax at the Royal Festival HallListen
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Collected Poems Volume I 1909-1939 (2e) Ed. Walton Litz and Christopher McGowan
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Complete Poems Ed. Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard Tr. Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard
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Selected Poems Ed. John Clegg
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Poem of the Day
My body has become the body of the festival:Taken from 'New Poetries II'...
The vaginas on shrines reduce me to the facts of life.
And my wedding vows to you are this festival's promises -
A roaring in the ears, narrow entrances,
And the two of us hauled into life's own procession
Of mother after mother after mother.
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