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2015 in poetry

Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

List of years in poetry (table)
In literature
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Contents

EventsEdit

AnniversariesEdit

Selection of works published in EnglishEdit

AfricaEdit

  • Ijeoma Umebinyuo, Questions for Ada, Nigerian author

AustraliaEdit

CanadaEdit

Anthologies in CanadaEdit

New ZealandEdit

Poets in Best New Zealand PoemsEdit

These poets wrote the 25 poems selected for Best New Zealand Poems 2014 (guest editor was Vincent O'Sullivan), published this year:

United KingdomEdit

EnglandEdit

Northern IrelandEdit

ScotlandEdit

Anthologies in the United KingdomEdit

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

Anthologies in the United StatesEdit

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United StatesEdit

  • David Biespiel, A Long High Whistle: Selected Columns on Poetry (Antilever Press)
  • David Schneider, Crowded by beauty: The Life and Zen of Poet Philip Whalen (University California Press)

Poets in The Best American Poetry 2015Edit

The 2015 edition of The Best American Poetry was guest-edited by Native American poet and novelist Sherman Alexie.

Awards and honors by countryEdit

Awards announced this year:

InternationalEdit

Australia awards and honorsEdit

Canada awards and honorsEdit

France awards and honorsEdit

New Zealand awards and honorsEdit

United Kingdom awards and honorsEdit

  • Cholmondeley Award:
  • Costa Award (formerly "Whitbread Awards") for poetry:
    • Shortlist:
  • English Association's Fellows' Poetry Prizes:
  • Eric Gregory Award (for a collection of poems by a poet under the age of 30):
  • Forward Poetry Prize:
    • Best Collection:
      • Shortlist:
    • Best First Collection:
      • Shortlist:
    • Best Poem:
      • Shortlist:
  • Jerwood Aldeburgh First Collection Prize for poetry:
    • Shortlist:
  • Manchester Poetry Prize:
  • National Poet of Wales:
  • National Poetry Competition 2015:
  • T. S. Eliot Prize (United Kingdom and Ireland): Sarah Howe, Loop of Jade[8][9][10]
  • The Times/Stephen Spender Prize for Poetry Translation:

United States awards and honorsEdit

From the Poetry Society of AmericaEdit

Conferences and workshops by countryEdit

AustraliaEdit

CanadaEdit

MexicoEdit

New ZealandEdit

United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

DeathsEdit

January – JuneEdit

Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

July – DecemberEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Michael Derrick Hudson Posed as a ‘Yi-Fen Chou’: Did the Name Sell His Poem?
  2. ^ California’s Juan Felipe Herrera Inaugurates Term as U.S. Poet Laureate | The California Report | KQED News
  3. ^ "Shelley's Poetical Essay: The Bodleian Libraries' 12 millionth book". Oxford: Bodleian Library. 2015-11-10. Retrieved 2015-11-13. 
  4. ^ https://penusa.org/ashraf-fayadh
  5. ^ WB Yeats at 150 with The Irish Times
  6. ^ Heidi Benson, Howl, San Francisco Chronicle, October 4, 2005
  7. ^ http://africanpoetrybf.unl.edu/?p=3783
  8. ^ Debut collection scoops T S Eliot Prize, Poetry Book Society, retrieved 13 January 2016 
  9. ^ T S Eliot Prize - Poetry Book Society
  10. ^ TS Eliot prize row: is winner too young, beautiful - and Chinese?
  11. ^ New Yorker Staff (2015-09-14). The National Book Awards Longlist: Poetry - The New Yorker
  12. ^ http://www.pulitzer.org/citation/2015-Poetry
  13. ^ Joy Harjo receives $100,000 poetry prize - Yahoo News
  14. ^ http://www.pen.org/literature/2015-pen-award-poetry-translation
  15. ^ http://www.pen.org/literature/2015-pen-award-poetry-translation
  16. ^ http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-pen-literary-award-winners-20150910-story.html?dlvrit=717819
  17. ^ http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2015/05/alice-notley-awarded
  18. ^ WCU Poetry Conference
  19. ^ Poet Miller Williams, 84, dies
  20. ^ http://ronsilliman.blogspot.com/2015/01/blog-post_29.html?m=0
  21. ^ Michele Serros, Who Wrote About Bicultural Life, Dies
  22. ^ McKinnon, Lisa (January 5, 2015) 'Chicana Role Model' author, Oxnard native Serros succumbs to cancer at 48
  23. ^ Rod McKuen, prolific songwriter and poet, dies at 81
  24. ^ Former poet laureate Philip Levine, a champion of the working class, dies at 87
  25. ^ Nobody Was Writing Poetry of This World Like Philip Levine (1928–2015) – from "Harriet the Blog" at The Poetry Foundation website.
  26. ^ Sweden's Tomas Transtromer, Nobel prize-winning poet, dies at 83
  27. ^ http://ronsilliman.blogspot.com/2015/03/blog-post_23.html?m=0
  28. ^ Franz Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 62
  29. ^ Acclaimed poet, UMass professor James Tate dies at 71
  30. ^ Kenneth Lee Irby Obituary
  31. ^ A Bleak Week for Poets.
  32. ^ Death of a Poet.
  33. ^ Charles Tomlinson obituary: Poet and translator who bridged the cultural gap between old and new worlds
  34. ^ Madeline DeFrees, 1919 – 2015
  35. ^ Judith Fitzgerald: Poet wrote with a dazzling voice of pain and passion
  36. ^ Justin Chin, S.F. poet who incorporated complex themes, dies

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