Poet & Writing Community Poet Community
About Publish FAQ's Bookstore Free Poetry Contest
MoonTownCafe Home for Poets


  Search

Advanced Search
MoonTownCafe Home My Cafe Write Poems, Stories, and more Publish your Poems, Stories and Book My Friends on this Site Log-in
  Poetry & Writing ForumsFree Poetry ContestJournal

*The Game Room \

Poetry & Poets in Rags of January 13



Poetry & Poets in Rags of January 13
By rus bowden on 01/13/2009
Viewed: 180
Reviews: 0
Rating: No Rating
Dear Poetry Aficionados,

Poetry & Poets in Rags blog:
http://poetryandpoetsinrags.blogspot.com/

How else to say it, but that this week, we have yet another poetry publishing spectacular online event, now from The Guardian. Last week, it was the New York Times pulling off a superb collection of poetry. Now we have a poem from each of the TS Eliot Prize nominees. So this is where we lead off. The second story is that Jen Hadfield won the prize, and we have two articles that bring you her poetry only.

However, the particular poem from The Guardian that we headline with is by Mick Imlah. A Great Regular of Poetry & Poets in Rags, I sought his columns each week in order to link you to them. He has died. You will find more on this from two other Great Regulars, Sarah Crown and Fiona Sampson. Another article is in the Poetic Obituaries. Also in that latter section are more deaths in the poetry world, including Great Regular James Fenton''s father, US Poet Laureate Kay Ryan''s wife, W.D. Snodgrass, and others.

Another TS Eliot Prize nominee, Mark Doty also appears elsewhere in the poetry news. John Freeman reviews his award-winning Fire to Fire, and Mark also gives us a remarkable column in The Guardian''s poetry workshop in Great Regulars.

Congrats to the IBPC winners for December. Greta Bolger''s poem "Milk Noodle" took first place for The Waters Poetry Workshop. Second went to the poem "Aftermath" written by S. Shademan at Poets.org. The poem, "Momento Mori" by Brenda Levy Tate of Pen Shells took third. And the HM went to Emily Brink''s "Evening Prayer" workshpped at The Writer''s Block. The judges for this batch of poems are Hélène Cardona and J.M. FitzGerald. They''ve done so well for online poetry these past three months. My thanks go out them.

Yours,
Rus

Our Links:

IBPC: Poetry & Poets in Rags:
http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/wire_rags.htm

Poetry & Poets in Rags blog:
http://poetryandpoetsinrags.blogspot.com/

IBPC Home:
http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/

~~~~~~~~~~~

© By rus bowden On 1/13/2009 8:50:40 PM
Read User Reviews
Write Review
Report Poem

Add To Friend

Send To Friend

The Best Online Poem and Writing Community for all
 Members
   Username
Forgot Username?

Password
Forgot Password?
Not a member?
Sign up for free!

Premium Membership

  Newsletter

  Enter your email:
  Site Stats     Online members:0      Online guests:22      Total Users:23897      Total Poems:62986
© 2000-2016 MoonTownCafe.com. All rights reserved. LinksLink to UsPoet LinksContactPrivacy