The power of the written word is set to be the focus of a UK City of Culture event celebrating Coventry’s creative potential. The Words and Voices Roadshow: Poetry in the City event will welcome newcomers and the most experienced wordsmiths to a day of engaging workshops and performances at the Assembly Festival Gardens on Sunday, September 5.
A showcase of work by Coventry artists, funded by the city’s universities and produced during lockdown, is now live for the public to view.
Professor David Morley from the English and Comparative Literary Studies Department at the University of Warwick has received a Cholmondeley Award for his body of work and for his contribution to poetry.
Unpublished women writers from across Africa are being given a platform thanks to an online network and established by a University of Warwick academic.
David Morley’s selected Poems, The Invisible Gift (Carcanet) has been chosen as the latest winner of The Poetry Society’s prestigious prize, the Ted Hughes Award for 2015.