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Ecopoetics at Warwick

Beyond nature writing, ecopoetics ranges from the making and study of pastoral and wilderness poetry to the intersection of poetry and animal studies, or from the poetics of urban environments to poets' responses to disasters and matters of environmental justice.

New publication

Emma Mason's Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith is now available from Oxford University Press, 2018.

Peter Larkin

A symposium on Peter Larkin's poetry took place on April 26, 2018 alongside the exhibition, 'Inscriptions: Image | Text | Sound' from April 20-May 2 that situtates Larkin's work in relation to the composer Howard Skempton and visual artist Simon Lewty. Published proceedings will follow in The Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry.

Elizabeth Jennings

A symposium marking the 90th anniversary of Elizabeth Jennings' birth, and funded by the British Academy and Leverhulme Trust, was held on her work on October 29, 2016, St Anne's, Oxford. A Jennings literary society is planned following the success of the event.


Online collection of critical essays on Peter Larkin

Were X a Tree: Commentary and Marginalia Beside and Between the Poetry of Peter Larkin is a collection of essays on the poetry of Peter Larkin, curated by Amy Cutler, and published online in 2018. Essays are currently free to view, and include images of authors' marginalia on Larkin's work. Authors include Stephen Collis, Edmund Hardy, Emma Mason, Sarah Howe, Robert MacFarlane, David Nowell-Smith, Sophie Seita, Carol Watts, and Lissa Wolsak. The collection concludes with an Afterword by Peter Larkin.

Bloomsbury Studies in Critical Poetics

Bloomsbury Studies in Critical Poetics, which seeks to publish the best contemporary scholarship on poetry from across the world, is edited by Professor Dan Katz. More details on the series website.

eLyra: Revista da Rede Internacional Lyracompoetics

Established by Professor Paulo de Medeiros (University of Warwick) and Professor Rosa Maria Martelo (University of Porto) as a space for the discussion and interrogation of comparative modern and contemporary poetry, eLyra is published by the international research network LyraCompoetics.