6th Oct 11

Nobel Prize for Literature: Tomas Tranströmer


The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2011 is awarded to the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmerbecause, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality&rd

6th Sep 11

Aldeburgh First Collection Award Shortlist


Tom Duddy's recent debut poetry collection, The Hiding Place, has been shortlisted for the  Aldeburgh First Collection Award. 

From 74 entries, the shortlist for the 2011 Aldeburgh First Collectio

15th Aug 11

Philip Levine named as US Poet Laureate


Philip Levine has been named the 18th US Poet Laureate.

Speaking at the announcement Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington, said:


5th Aug 11

The Beara Writing Experience Near the Festival of Lughnasa

 5-7 August 2011
Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat
Eyeries, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland. The next writing workshop retreat from The Beara Writing Experience will take place around the festival of Lughnasa, which
26th Jul 11

Sebastian Barry | Man Booker Prize Longlist


The 2011 Man Booker Prize longlist has been announced with Sebastian Barry's On Canaan's Side included in the running.

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