2013 in poetry

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Events

  • June 4 – English publication of For a Song and a Hundred Songs: A Poet's Journey through a Chinese Prison by Liao Yiwu, recounting Yiwu's time following the Tiananmen Square protests of June 4, 1989, and the four brutal years he spent in jail for writing the poem "Massacre".[1][2]
  • August 5 – PEN International's Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) issues a call to action, demanding that the jailed 60-year-old Kazakh poet Aron Atabek be released from solitary confinement, where he has been since December 2012 and where he will continue to stay until the end of 2014. This is his punishment for writing The Heart of Eurasia, a blunt critique of President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his government.[3] Atabek is currently serving an 18-year prison sentence for other alleged crimes against the state.[4]
  • September 13 – Australians Graham Nunn and Andrew Slattery are accused of plagiarism over separate works which they have published.[5]
  • September 21 – Ghanaian poet and diplomat Kofi Awoonor is among those who are killed in the Westgate shopping mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya.[6][7][8]
  • September 22 – In the United Kingdom, poet C. J. Allen withdraws from the Forward Prize shortlist after admitting to plagiarism in some of his earlier work. He has been nominated in the category for "best single poem." Fellow poet Matthew Welton says he noticed last year that Allen had plagiarised some of his work.[9][10]

Works published in English

Australia

  • Richard James Allen, Fixing the Broken Nightingale, Macau: ASM and Markwell: Cerberus Press – Flying Islands Books
  • Peter Boyle, Towns in the Great Desert, Glebe: Puncher & Wattmann
  • Maree Dawes, brb, Sydney: Spineless Wonders
  • Diane Fahey, The Stone Garden: Poems from Clare, Melbourne: Clouds of Magellan
  • Luke Fischer, Paths of Flight, North Fitzroy: Black Pepper
  • Alan Gould, Capital, Glebe: Puncher and Wattmann, 2013
  • Les Wicks, Sea of Heartbeak (Unexpected Resilience), Glebe: Puncher & Wattmann

Canada

  • Gwen Benaway, Ceremonies for the Dead
  • Jason Christie, Unknown Actor, Insomniac Press, London, ON
  • Barry Dempster, Invisible Dogs, Brick Books, London, ON
  • Adam Dickinson, The Polymers, Anansi, Toronto
  • Don Domanski, Bite Down Little Whisper, Brick Books, London, ON
  • Catherine Greenwood, The Lost Letters, Brick Books, London, ON
  • Phil Hall, The Small Nouns Crying Faith, BookThug, Toronto
  • Danny Jacobs, Songs That Remind Us of Factories, Nightwood Editions, Gibsons, BC
  • Niki Koulouris. The Sea with No One in it. Erin, ON: The Porcupine's Quill
  • Erín Moure, Pillage Laud: Cauterizations • Vocabularies • Cantigas • Topiary • Prose,[11] BookThug, Toronto
  • Sara Peters, 1996, Anansi, Toronto
  • Shane Rhodes, X: Poems & Anti-Poems, Nightwood Editions, Gibsons, BC
  • Jacob Scheier, Letter from Brooklyn, ECW Press, Toronto

New Zealand

  • Paula Green, The Baker's Thumbprint, Seraph Press
  • Kate Camp, Snow White’s Coffin, Victoria University Press

Poets in Best New Zealand Poems

Poems from these 25 poets were selected by Ian Wedde for Best New Zealand Poems 2012, published online this year:

United Kingdom

Anthologies in the United Kingdom

  • Carol Ann Duffy, 1914: Poetry Remembers (Faber & Faber) ISBN 978-0571302147
  • Nathan Hamilton, editor. Dear World & Everyone In It (Bloodaxe Books) ISBN 9781852249496.[12]

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United Kingdom

United States

Anthologies in the United States

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United States

Poets in The Best American Poetry 2013

The following poets appeared in The Best American Poetry 2013. David Lehman, general editor, and Denise Duhamel, guest editor (who selected the poetry:[14]

Works published in other languages

Awards and honors by Country

Awards announced this year:

Canada awards and honours

France awards and honors

New Zealand awards and honors

United Kingdom awards and honors

United States awards and honors

This year's Bollingen Prize winner Charles Wright, reading at Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, Georgetown University 2013

From the Poetry Society of America

Deaths

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

See also

References

  1. ^ "Almost 50: Prison Of The Mind – A Chinese poet's memoir of incarceration".
  2. ^ "A Poet Survives China's Prison: Liao Yiwu's 'For a Song and a Hundred Songs'". ZYZZYVA.
  3. ^ "Call to Action – Kazakh Poet Aron Atabek: A Prison Within a Prison". PEN International.
  4. ^ Sheerin, Cathal. "A Prison within a Prison: the Solitary Confinement of Kazakh Poet Aron Atabek"
  5. ^ Fitch, Toby. (2013-09-23). "Plagiarism scandal has revealed an ugly side of Australian poetry". The Guardian. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
  6. ^ "Prof. Awoonor dies in Al-Shabab attack in Kenyan Mall". citifmonline.com. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
  7. ^ Vincent, Alice (2013-09-22). "Nairobi shopping mall attacks: Kofi Awoonor, Ghanaian poet, killed in Westgate Attack". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
  8. ^ "Somalia's al-Shabab claims Nairobi Westgate Kenya attack". BBC. 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
  9. ^ "Poem pulled from Forward prize shortlist after plagiarism row" (Books). The Guardian.
  10. ^ "Poet withdraws from Forward Prize over plagiarism". BBC News. 2013-09-22.
  11. ^ reprint of Pillage Laud which was first published in 1999 in an edition of 300 perfectbound copies and 26 spiralbound copies lettered A-Z and signed
  12. ^ The best poetry of 2013 | Books | The Guardian
  13. ^ Underrated books: Overlooked fiction and nonfiction of 2013
  14. ^ The Best American Poetry 2013, Guest Edited by Denise Duhamel
  15. ^ Book News: Forward Prize For Poetry Goes To Michael Symmons Roberts : The Two-Way : NPR
  16. ^ "browse". Upress.pitt.edu. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  17. ^ "Best Translated Book Award 2013". Rochester.edu. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  18. ^ Transfer Fat by Aase Berg, translated from the Swedish by Johannes Göransson (Ugly Duckling Press; Sweden); pH Neutral History by Lidija Dimkovska, translated from the Macedonian by Ljubica Arsovska and Peggy Reid (Copper Canyon Press; Macedonia); The Invention of Glass by Emmanuel Hocquard, translated from the French by Cole Swensen and Rod Smith (Canarium Books; France); Wheel with a Single Spoke by Nichita Stanescu, translated from the Romanian by Sean Cotter (Archipelago Books; Romania); Notes on the Mosquito by Xi Chuan, translated from the Chinese by Lucas Klein (New Directions; China); Almost 1 Book / Almost 1 Life by Elfriede Czurda, translated from the German by Rosmarie Waldrop (Burning Deck; Austria)
  19. ^ "YaleNews | 2013 Bollingen poetry prize goes to Charles Wright". News.yale.edu. January 22, 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  20. ^ "» Santa Fe's Arthur Sze Wins Major Poetry Prize". ABQ Journal. Associated Press. 2013-04-03. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  21. ^ "Marianne Boruch Wins Kingsley Tufts Award | Poets and Writers". Pw.org. 2012-09-01. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  22. ^ Mary Szybist, Frank Walker, and the top 10 poetry books of 2013
  23. ^ The National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry Announced – The Daily Beast
  24. ^ 2013 National Book Award
  25. ^ "Dick Allen wins 2013 New Criterion Poetry Prize by Brian P. Kelly". The New Criterion. 2013-01-09. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  26. ^ "The Pulitzer Prizes | Citation". Pulitzer.org. 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  27. ^ Olds, Sharon (2012-09-07). "Safe Landing For 'Stag's Leap'?". NPR. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  28. ^ "Marie Ponsot Wins Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize | Poets and Writers". Pw.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  29. ^ Philip Levine Wins Wallace Stevens Award : Harriet Staff : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation
  30. ^ "Eryn Green Wins Yale Younger Poets Prize | Poets and Writers". Pw.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  31. ^ 02/12/13 by PSA. "Announcing the 2013 Frost Medalist, Robert Bly – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  32. ^ 03/29/13 by PSA. "Announcing the 2013 Shelley Memorial Award, Martín Espada and Lucia Perillo – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  33. ^ "Greg Wrenn – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  34. ^ "Micah Bateman – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  35. ^ "Gary Young – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  36. ^ "Elyse Fenton – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  37. ^ "Lizza Rodriguez – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  38. ^ "Paula Bohince – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  39. ^ "Carol Light – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  40. ^ "Ted Mathys – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  41. ^ a b "Nick Twemlow – Poetry Society of America". Poetrysociety.org. Retrieved 2013-04-20.
  42. ^ a b Naomi Replansky – Poetry Society of America
  43. ^ In memoriam Anselm Hollo 1934–2013 | Books from Finland
  44. ^ NIU mourns death of famed poet Lucien Stryk | NIU Today
  45. ^ Weber, Bruce (2013-04-04). "Daniel Hoffman, Former U.S. Poet Laureate, Dies at 89". The New York Times.
  46. ^ Álvaro Mutis muere a la edad de 90 años en México (in Spanish)
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