Translation Winners & Football Poets

“Winners of The Times Stephen Spender Prize for poetry in translation,” by Josephine Balmer from The Times, showcases the winning translated poem, “Poppies,” by Attilio Bertolucci, translated from Italian by Allen Prowle. Plus, some discussion of the diversity of entries.


“Poetry inspires young football fans to learn,” by Jenny Simpson from The Lancashire Evening Post, looks at football poet Crispin Thomas’ efforts to get young’uns who are more interested in football (or soccer) than academics to appreciate poetry.


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