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Fady Joudah: On poetry, translation and power

"The groom arrives late / To his wedding / Wearing only one shoe." The Tea and Sage Poem by Fady Joudah from The Earth in the Attic (2008 Yale University Press) http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/241500

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Seamus Heaney Reads “Death of a Naturalist” and His Nobel Lecture on the Power of Poetry

Seamus Heaney (RIP) Reads “Death of a Naturalist” and His Nobel Lecture on the Power of Poetry

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Poetry Pairing

Poetry Pairing | 'The Fisherman'

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Dangerous 'truth': The Kabul women's poetry club

Dangerous 'truth': The Kabul women's poetry club.. Click to read more.

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Lemony Snicket launches prize for librarians 'who have faced adversity'

Together with the American Library Association, he is therefore setting up a new $3,000 (£1,800) award, The Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced With Adversity. "The Snicket prize will remind readers everywhere of the joyous importance of librarians and the trouble that is all too frequently unleashed upon them," said Snicket, who is funding the prize from his own "disreputable gains".