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Jason Allen-Paisant,  Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the School of Modern Languages Cultures and Societies, has published his long poem ‘Un-Dad Elegy’ in Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters. You can follow the link to the poem here: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/715484 Keep an eye on our blog pages over the next few days as Jason is…
The latest issue of our long-running magazine Poetry & Audience (Autumn/Winter 2018; Vol. 48. No.2) featuring Mimi Khalvati, Jon Glover, Brandon Marlon, Caitlin Stobie and recent winners of the Alison Morland Prize is out now and available for £3. Contact: engpanda@leeds.ac.uk
The Annual Peace Poetry Prize Award Ceremony took place in the Maurice Keyworth Lecture Theatre of the University of Leeds on Tuesday 27 November 2018. John Battle, Chair of the Diocese of Leeds Justice and Truth Commission and Former MP for Leeds West, gave a short address on the theme of poverty and food inequality, and Helen…
The University of Leeds Poetry Centre will be taking part in the forthcoming Ilkley Literature Festival from 28th September to 14th October. In a packed and exciting programme, Poetry Centre members and affiliates can be found at the following events: Voices of Light and Dark: Director of the University of Leeds Poetry Centre, Professor John Whale, will be…
Current Leverhulme Research Fellow, Rachel Bower, has published her new collection Moon Milk. The collection takes a frank, unflinching look at the joys and challenges of modern parenting, pregnancy, birth and early childhood and explores such themes as loss, shame, transformation and betrayal. The collection is published by Valley Press. More information and details of how to…