Poetry

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The best recent poetry – review roundup
Days Like These by Brian Bilston; A Little Resurrection by Selina Nwulu; England’s Green by Zaffar Kunial; After Sylvia, edited by Ian Humphreys and Sarah Corbett; Journeys Across Breath by Stephen Watts

Rishi Dastidar

30, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Seán Day-Lewis obituary
Other lives: Journalist and author who wrote a biography of his poet father

Anna Day-Lewis

27, Sep, 2022 @4:24 PM

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[To] The Last [Be] Human by Jorie Graham review – where angels fear to write
The American poet faces the future anguished but unblinking in this magnificent collection of her four most recent books

Kate Kellaway

27, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Poem of the week: To Mistress Margaret Hussey by John Skelton
An implausibly perfect list of womanly virtues is kept afloat with genial buoyancy

Carol Rumens

26, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Philip Larkin at 100: a lasting gift | Editorial
Editorial: Whatever we may feel about the man, some things are eternal, and in his work he found the words for them

Editorial

25, Sep, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Sam Byers: ‘JM Coetzee made me vegetarian’
The novelist on being inspired by the Beats, discovering Chekhov, and taking notes from Pierre Boulez

Sam Byers

23, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Poem of the week: Spell by Greta Stoddart
A childlike curiosity opens up questions of what we can and cannot know

Carol Rumens

19, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Michael Dawson obituary
Other lives: Arts administrator who founded the Ilkley Literature festival in 1973

Tim Dawson

18, Sep, 2022 @7:02 PM

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‘Bitter, gentle, funny’: Irish stars unite to celebrate overlooked poet Patrick Kavanagh
Celebrities including Bono and Liam Neeson hope to bring their homeland’s bard to a global audience with an album of read poems

Rory Carroll in Dublin

18, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Michael Rosen and his son Joe look back: ‘I am gooning about, but this photo is tinged with sadness’
The poet and children’s author and his film-maker son on homework, holidays and health scares

Harriet Gibsone

17, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Folio from ‘world masterpiece’ illuminated manuscript goes up for auction
Section of the Shah Tahmasp Shahnameh is expected to fetch between £4m and £6m at auction next month

Sarah Shaffi

13, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Poet laureate honours Queen Elizabeth II with new work, Floral Tribute
Simon Armitage’s poem, which spells out the late monarch’s name acrostically, pays homage to ‘a promise made and kept for life’

Lucy Knight

12, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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