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  • Poems for Remembrance Day 10 November 2017 Danny Karlin, Winterstoke Professor of English Literature, and founding director of the Bristol Poetry Institute, reads Thomas Hardy's ‘Drummer Hodge’ and ‘A Wife in London’ from Poems of the Past and the Present, 1901.
  • 'Poems for...the wall': a new audience for poetry 7 September 2017 Rogan Wolf, the man behind 'Poems for...the wall', which celebrates its twentieth year this year, has told the story of his poetry project in the most recent edition of Resurgence and Ecologist. The project is a community partner of the Bristol Poetry Institute.
  • ‘Man’s subtlest artefact’: Poetry and Archaeology 25 May 2017 Yesterday, a collaboration between the University of Bristol’s Dig Berkeley and the Bristol Poetry Institute, continued the age-old conversation between poetry and archaeology.
  • The Alvarez Generation shortlisted for early career book prize 20 March 2017 William Wootten's The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter has been shortlisted for the University English Book Prize 2016.
  • TLS Review: You Have A Visitor 10 March 2017 John Greening reviews William Wootten's debut collection, You Have A Visitor, in today's Times Literary Supplement.
  • Jack Thacker wins first prize in international poetry competition 31 January 2017 Jack Thacker's poem, 'The Load', has been judged by Sir Andrew Motion as the winner of the 2016 Charles Causley international poetry competition.
  • Letter Writing Among Poets 27 January 2017 Daniel Karlin's contribution to a new collection of criticism on the letters of poets has been reviewed in the TLS.
  • Bob Dylan: Poet of Record 21 October 2016 On November 13th, the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 was awarded to Bob Dylan "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". Below are extracts from Daniel Karlin's response in the Times Literary Supplement.
  • Bob Dylan, Nobel Laureate? 12 October 2016 The 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced on Thursday 13 October. While the front-runners are considered to be the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami and Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, one current Bristol English Professor, and one former, have discussed how the famously inscrutable Dylan might react.
  • Recent BPI Speaker in TLS 23 September 2016 This week's edition of the Times Literary Supplement includes Mark Ford's essay: A London Romance: Thomas Hardy in 1872, at 'the parting of the ways'. Professor Ford recently gave the lecture, Thomas Hardy: Half a Londoner, at the Bristol Poetry Institute.
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