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Michael Murphy Poetry Prize Shortlist announced

Michael Murphy Poetry Prize Shortlist announced

Posted by hl11 at Aug 07, 2017 03:50 PM |

The shortlist for the 2017 Michael Murphy Memorial prize has just been announced. The £1000 prize is awarded for a distinctive first book of poetry in English published in Britain or Ireland. The 2017 prize covers volumes published between January 2015 and December 2016.

The Shortlist

Claire Askew, This Changes Things (Bloodaxe)

Nancy Campbell, Disko Bay (Enitharmon)

John Dennison, Otherwise (Carcanet)

Kate Miller, The Observances (Carcanet)

Rebecca Perry, Beauty/ Beauty (Bloodaxe)

The winner will be announced on National Poetry Day, 28 September 2017 and the prize will be awarded at the English Association's Annual General Meeting on 23 May 2018.

The Judges

Deryn Rees-Jones

Karen Leeder

John Mcauliffe

Jane Austen in the Primary Classroom Workshop

Jane Austen in the Primary Classroom Workshop

Posted by hl11 at Aug 03, 2017 08:30 AM |

A one day event focused on introducing children to Jane Austen

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New EA Fellows honoured at Annual General Meeting

New EA Fellows honoured at Annual General Meeting

Posted by hl11 at Jul 25, 2017 10:35 AM |

The newly-elected 2017 Fellows of the English Association were honoured at the Annual General Meeting at the British Academy in Carlton House Terrace on 24th May. Fellowship are awarded in special recognition of those who have significantly enriched and promoted English in all fields, including the creative, academic and educational.

Honorary Fellowships were awarded to Dame Hermione Lee, Wolfson College, Oxford, Helen Lucas, English Association Chief Executive and Professor Stan Smith, English Association Board of Trustees member.

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