Time to start a new feature. I’m not sure if this will stick or not, but it seems such a no-brainer that I should share links to poetry news I come across during the week. If this is interesting or helpful, let me know, and I’ll keep getting them together. Have a great weekend!
The National Book Foundation announced the 2013 longlist for the National Book Award in Poetry. (National Book Federation)
Popular Brisbane poet Graham Nunn (aka “Mr. Poetry) has come under fire for plagiarizing the work of other poets. While Nunn denies the claims, he has admitted to “creatively appropriating” without credit the text of other poets, which sounds dubious at best. (News.com.au)
Husband and wife team of Jared White and Farrah Field have opened a poetry-only bookstore in Brooklyn called Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Book Shop. (Publishers Weekly)
Find more poetry-related posts here:
- Call for Submissions: 2015 Poet’s Market.
- Getting a Poetry Collection Published: From Submission to the Next Project.
- WD Poetic Form Challenge: Lai.