Paul Muldoon is one the foremost contemporary Irish poets. He has more than 30 anthologies of poetry under his name and has won
numerous awards including the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He has worked at a number of universities and has now
been appointed as distinguished professor within the department of English and creative writing at Lancaster University.
He takes up his position in September.
Isobel Rodgers asks Don Paterson and John Glenday about editing poems
Just One Poem essay from Kim Moore at Poetry School
To announce the Forward Prize shortlists, Jeremy Paxman talks about the perception of poetry
Katy Evans-Bush has written the following in reaction:
A reply from Memphis Barker in the Independent
Howard Jacobson has his say in the Independent
The poet, who died 30 years ago, was a hero and prophet.
His matchless lyricism and love of the past went to the heart of what it means to be English.
Poet, canal laureate, blogger, one-time organiser of National Poetry Day and tireless supporter of poetry, Jo Bell, has drawn up a list of people
who 'really make poetry happen in the UK – the publishers, the event organisers, the evangelists and activists who keep plugging away, year
after year, to keep poetry healthy and diverse and thriving.'
Read about the awards on here blog here: belljarblog.wordpress.com
The Writing Platform have compiled a useful list of online tools for writers