Major poetry related events taking place worldwide during 2021 are outlined below under different sections. This includes poetry books released during the year in different languages, major literary awards, poetry festivals and events, besides anniversaries and deaths of renowned poets etc. Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, India or France).

List of years in poetry (table)
In literature

Events edit

  • January 5 – An anthology of poems by 157 blind poets from around the world titled Fountain of Light is released in a Braille version at Kolkata.[1]

Selection of works published in English edit

Australia edit

Canada edit

India edit

  • Ranjit Hoskote, Hunchprose, ISBN 978-06-700949-0-5
  • Bibhu Padhi, A Friendship with Time, ISBN 978-93-87885806
  • Antony Theodore, Psalms of Love, ISBN 978-81-952546-1-3

Iran edit

New Zealand edit

United Kingdom edit

England edit

Northern Ireland edit

Scotland edit

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United Kingdom edit

Ukraine edit

  • Borys Kutoviy, The Deth of the Poet
  • Ihor Astapenko, Trees are better than us
  • Ihor Mitrov, Voice of Ukraine
  • Kateryna Kalytko, Order of Silent Women
  • Oleg Kotsarev, The contents of a man's pocket
  • Serhiy Zhadan, Psalm of aviation

United States edit

Alphabetical listing by author name

Anthologies in the United States edit

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United States edit

Poets in The Best American Poetry 2019 edit

Works published in other languages edit

French edit

German edit

Gujarati edit

Shav Vahini Ganga, poem by Parul Khakhar

Awards and honors by country edit

Awards announced this year:

International edit

Australia awards and honors edit

Canada awards and honors edit

France awards and honors edit

India awards and honors edit

New Zealand awards and honors edit

United Kingdom awards and honors edit

United States awards and honors edit

From the Poetry Society of America edit

Deaths edit

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

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Banerjee, Tamaghna (2021-01-05). "First Ever Anthology of Blind Poets Released in India". The Times of India. Kolkata. Archived from the original on 2021-04-21. Retrieved 2021-07-05.
  2. ^ "Costa Coffee announces the Costa Book Awards 2021 category winners". Comunicaffe International. 2022-01-06. Archived from the original on 2022-01-07. Retrieved 2022-01-07.
  3. ^ "Celebrated Bengali Poet Shankha Ghosh dies". India Today. Kolkata. 2021-04-21. Archived from the original on 2021-04-21. Retrieved 2021-07-04.
  4. ^ "Joan Margarit gana el premio Nacional de Poesía". El País. Madrid. 2008-10-07.
  5. ^ Gupta, Shubhra (2021-06-11). "Buddhadeb Dasgupta - A Poet at Heart". The Indian Express. Kolkata. Archived from the original on 2021-07-09. Retrieved 2021-07-05.
  6. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (2021-06-25). "Stephen Dunn, Poet Who Celebrated the Ordinary, Dies". The New York Times. Kolkata. Archived from the original on 2021-06-29. Retrieved 2021-07-05.
  7. ^ Anderson, Dana (17 September 2021). "Tasmanian poet remembered". The Examiner. Retrieved 18 September 2021.
  8. ^ "President leads tributes to poet Brendan Kennelly".
  9. ^ "Raúl Rivero, Cuban poet and journalist dissident of Castroism, dies in Miami". Market Research Telecast. Nov 6, 2021.

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