1967 in poetry

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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature


  • Poetry International started by Ted Hughes and Patrick Garland[1]
  • May 16 – the premiere at Taganka Theater in Moscow of the staged a poetical performance Послушайте! ("Listen!"), based on the works of Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky. The show was in repertoire until April 1984, was revived in May 1987 and again in repertoire until June 1989.[2]
  • Soviet authorities, acting through the Union of Soviet Writers, denied popular Russian poet Andrei Voznesensky permission to visit New York for a poetry reading at Lincoln Center, apparently because of remarks the poet made on a previous U.S. visit that were deemed pro-American, although the official reason was that Voznesensky's health was too poor for him to travel. In response, Voznesensky excoriated the literary union in a letter he sent to Pravda, which the newspaper refused to publish. Nevertheless, copies of the letter, accusing the literary-union authorities of "lies, lies, lies, bad manners and lies", were distributed widely in literary circles. On July 2, Voznesensky strongly criticized the literary union in a poem he read at the Taganka Theater in Moscow. The union demanded a retraction, but he refused. According to Voznesensky's 2010 obituary in the Times, "The issue was ultimately smoothed over".[3]
  • New Writers Press is founded by poets Michael Smith and Trevor Joyce with Smith's wife Irene in Dublin to publish poetry.

Works published in English

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:


India in English

New Zealand

  • Fleur Adcock, Tigers, London: Oxford University Press (New Zealand poet who moved to England in 1963)[29]
  • James K. Baxter:
    • The Lion Skin: Poems
    • Aspects of Poetry in New Zealand, critical study
    • The Man on the Horse, critical study
  • Alistair Campbell, Blue Rain: Poems, Wellington: Wai-te-ata Press

United Kingdom


United States

Other in English

Works published in other languages

Listed by language and often by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:


French language


Critical studies

German language




United States


Listed in alphabetical order by first name:


Portuguese language


Spanish language





United States

Soviet Union


Awards and honors


United Kingdom

United States




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

See also


  • Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, Calcutta: Writers Workshop, second edition, 1971 (however, on page 597 an "editor's note" states contents "on the following pages are a supplement to the first edition" and is dated "1972"); hereafter "P. Lal (1971)"
  1. ^ https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/124366-poets-guide-archive-2017, retrieved Oct 23 2017,
  2. ^ Beumers, Birgit, Yury Lyubimov at the Taganka Theatre, 1964-1994, p 311, Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers (1997), ISBN 3-7186-5875-5, retrieved via Google Books on June 7, 2010
  3. ^ Anderson, Raymond H., "Andrei Voznesensky, Poet, Dies at 77", obituary, June 2, 2010, The New York Times, retrieved June 7, 2010
  4. ^ a b c Britannica Book of the Year 1968, covering events of 1967, published by The Encyclopædia Britannica, 1968, "Literature" article, "Canadian" section, page 483
  5. ^ a b c d e Gustafson, Ralph, The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse, revised edition, 1967, Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin Books
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  19. ^ P. Lal (1971), p 317
  20. ^ P. Lal (1971), p 339
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  22. ^ P. Lal (1971), p 352
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  25. ^ P. Lal (1971), p 493
  26. ^ Lal, P., Modern Indian Poetry in English: An Anthology & a Credo, p 182, Calcutta: Writers Workshop, second edition, 1971 (however, on page 597 an "editor's note" states contents "on the following pages are a supplement to the first edition" and is dated "1972")
  27. ^ P. Lal (1971), p 560
  28. ^ P. Lal (1971), p 594
  29. ^ Web page titled "Fleur Adcock: New Zealand Literature File" at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008
  30. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  31. ^ Everett, Nicholas, "Robert Creeley's Life and Career" at the Modern American Poetry website, accessed May 1, 2008
  32. ^ Web page titled "Archive / Edward Dorn (1929-1999)" at the Poetry Foundation website, retrieved May 8, 2008
  33. ^ M. L. Rosenthal, The New Poets: American and British Poetry Since World War II, New York: Oxford University Press, 1967, "Selected Bibliography: Individual Volumes by Poets Discussed", pp 334-340
  34. ^ Web page titled "W. S. Merwin (1927- )" at the Poetry Foundation Web site, retrieved June 8, 2010
  35. ^ "Selected Timeline of Anglophone Caribbean Poetry" in Williams, Emily Allen, Anglophone Caribbean Poetry, 1970–2001: An Annotated Bibliography, page xvii and following pages, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002, ISBN 978-0-313-31747-7, retrieved via Google Books, February 7, 2009
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