Poetry Book News

Shel Silverstein's Runny Babbit Returns to be Published in September 2017 (March 20, 2017): A never-before-published book of children's poems by Shel Silverstein will be published in September, 2017 by HarperCollins.

2016 Costa Book Awards Category Winners Announced (January 4, 2017): The category winners of the 2016 Costa Book Awards have been announced.

J.K. Rowling, Gene Luen Yang and Ruth Ozeki Win L.A. Times Book Prizes (April 14, 2014): J.K. Rowling, Gene Luen Yang and Ruth Ozeki Win L.A. Times Book Prizes. The winners were announced Friday night.

2013 Costa Book Award Winners Announced (January 7, 2014): Winners of the 2013 Costa Book Awards have been announced. Kate Atkinson won the novel award for Life After Life.

2013 Boston Globe Horn Book Award Winners Announced (June 4, 2013): The winners of the 2013 Boston Globe Horn Book Awards were announced at BookExpo America.

Caroline Kennedy Publishes Poetry Book (March 26, 2013): Caroline Kennedy has published a poetry book, Poems to Learn by Heart, through Disney-Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Publishing Worldwide.

Stone Upon Stone, Spectacle & Pigsty Win Best Translated Book Awards (May 16, 2012): Wieslaw Mysliwski's Stone Upon Stone, translated from Polish by Bill Johnston, has won the Best Translated Book Award for fiction.

2011 Costa Book Award Winners Announced (January 7, 2012): Costa Coffee has announced the Costa Book Awards 2011 winners in the Novel, First Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's Book categories.

2011 National Book Award Finalists Announced (October 12, 2011): The finalists for the 2011 National Book Awards have been announced. Tea Obreht, just 26, is the youngest of this year's finalists.

2010 National Book Award Finalists Announced (October 13, 2010): The finalists for the 2010 National Book Award Finalists have been announced.

2009 National Book Award Winners (November 20, 2009): The winners of the 2009 National Book Awards have been announced.

New Sappho Poem Discovered (June 30, 2005): The Guardian reports that a poem written by Sappho over 2,600 years ago has been published for the first time.

Pablo Picasso's Surrealist Poetry Published in New Collection (March 18, 2005): A collection of Pablo Picasso's Surrealist poetry can now be found in The Burial of the Count of Orgaz & Other Poems, coedited by Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris.

New Book Examines E.E. Cummings (November 16, 2004): A new biography, E.

Screenwriters Take Poetic License With Plath (October 24, 2003): Screenwriters for Sylvia, a new film about the troubled life of poet and novelist Sylvia Plath (The Bell Jar) starring Gwyneth Paltrow, had to fill in a lot of the blanks in Sylvia's life.

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