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Jen Hadfield and the poetry crowd

Have you ever wondered what happens when you get a lot of poets and fans of poetry crammed into the same room? John Walsh writes at The Independent about the TS Eliot poetry award, which he hosted earlier this week. When I first attended a PBS (Poetry Book Society) readings evening, which features short-listed poets, […]

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Jen Hadfield wins TS Eliot poetry prize

Congratulations to Jen Hadfield, the Scottish poet who has just won the TS Eliot Prize for poetry. I had the pleasure of meeting Jen Hadfield in 2006 when she came to the AbeBooks HQ in Victoria. She was charming, youthful and extremely sparky. She spent 15 months in Canada – writing, travelling and performing her […]

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