Schlagwort: Claudia Rankine

Wochendigest 1

Abrechnung Uwe Kolbe rechnet mit dem Autor und seinen Nachbetern ab, die ihn „im kleinen Handgepäck mit sich führen**“. meint Christian Eger am 30.5. in der Frankfurter Rundschau und ergänzt: Hätte es die DDR ohne Brecht gegeben? Selbstverständlich. Aber hätte es die DDR ohne… Continue Reading „Wochendigest 1“

TS Eliot Prize an Debütband

Der TS Eliot-Preis geht an eine junge Dichterin. Zum erstenmal in seiner Geschichte geht der mit £20.000 dotierte Preis an einen Debütband. Aus einer als sehr stark bewerteten Shortlist, zu der u.a. Don Paterson, Claudia Rankine, Sean O’Brian und Les Murray gehörten, wählte die… Continue Reading „TS Eliot Prize an Debütband“

„Linguistically innovative poetry“

It has been an eventful year for ‘linguistically innovative poetry’; although such poets are often seen as remote, disdainful of fame and popularity, there have been significant incursions not only into the mainstream of poetry and its prizes, itself still a small and self-enclosing… Continue Reading „„Linguistically innovative poetry““

Poetry strikes back

Woman Trolls Trump By Reading Book Of Poems On Racism In The Background Of A Speech Important to keep a book in one’s bag, if an event gets boring or there is a lull. posted on Nov. 10, 2015, at 11:05 p.m. Katherine Miller… Continue Reading „Poetry strikes back“

Appell an den obersten Führer

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has been urged to pardon two poets who have been sentenced to 99 lashes each and a total of 20 years in jai for supposedly insulting religion. More than 100 poets, including Robert Pinsky, Claudia Rankine, Billy Collins,… Continue Reading „Appell an den obersten Führer“

Fantastic year for poetry

TS Eliot poetry prize shortlist “This is a fantastic year for poetry, with the highest amount of entries submitted in the history of the prize, and an exceptional number of outstanding collections,” said Petit, who was joined on the panel of judges by fellow… Continue Reading „Fantastic year for poetry“

Claudia Rankine wins Forward prize for best collection

A book described by one critic as eavesdropping “on America and a racism that has never gone away” has won the top award at the 2015 Forward prizes for poetry. Claudia Rankine has already won the National Book Critics Circle award in the US for… Continue Reading „Claudia Rankine wins Forward prize for best collection“

Forward Prize Shortlist

The Forward Prize for Best Collection (£10,000) Ciaran Carson, From Elsewhere (The Gallery Press) Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, The Boys of Bluehill (The Gallery Press) Paul Muldoon, One Thousand Things Worth Knowing (Faber & Faber) Claudia Rankine, Citizen (Penguin Poetry) Peter Riley, Due North (Shearsman)… Continue Reading „Forward Prize Shortlist“

75. Nominierung

30 Bücher wurden für den Preis des US-amerikanischen National Book Critics Circle nominiert, der die besten Bücher des Jahres 2014 auszeichnen soll. Der Preis wird in 6 Kategorien vergeben: Autobiographie, Biographie, Kritik, Prosa, Sachbuch und Lyrik. Der Gedichtband “Citizen: An American Lyric” von Claudia… Continue Reading „75. Nominierung“

21. Best Poetry Books 2014

By Jonathon Sturgeon, Flavorwire on Dec 5, 2014 12:45pm If you fell asleep on poetry in 2014, you might not actually be asleep: you might be dead. Poetry this year not only proved itself the liveliest and healthiest genre of writing, it also showed itself to… Continue Reading „21. Best Poetry Books 2014“

75. Institute Issues Recommendations for Improving Access to Poetry

Study to improve distribution of poetry in new media develops recommendations for poets, publishers, and literary organizations CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce the first report of the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute (HMPI). In 2009, the Institute convened a panel of… Continue Reading „75. Institute Issues Recommendations for Improving Access to Poetry“