Professor Michael Basker on BBC Radio 4's In Our Time17 January 2018Professor Michael Basker will tomorrow appear as a guest of Melvyn Bragg on BBC Radio 4's In Our Time. The programme will discuss the life and work of the twentieth century Russian poet Anna Akhmatova.
Poem at the New Year20 December 2017To mark the coming of the New Year, Rebecca Kosick, Lecturer in Translation Studies, reads a poem by John Ashbery.
Another way for poems to speak13 December 2017Over the past month, 'Poems for...the Wall', hosted by the Bristol Poetry Institute, held an exhibition at Beacon House. The following is a reflection on the exhibit by Rogan Wolf.
In conversation with Simon Armitage11 December 2017On Thursday 16 November, Simon Armitage delivered the Bristol Poetry Institute Annual Reading 2017. Alexia Kirov interviewed the poet for the student newspaper, Epigram.
Poems for Remembrance Day10 November 2017Danny 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 2017Rogan 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.