Poems for Remembrance Day10 November 2017Danny Karlin, Winterstoke Professor of English Literature, and founding director of the Bristol Poetry Institute, reads Thomas Hardy's ‘Drummer Hodge’ and ‘A Wife in London’ from Poems of the Past and the Present, 1901.
'Poems for...the wall': a new audience for poetry 7 September 2017Rogan Wolf, the man behind 'Poems for...the wall', which celebrates its twentieth year this year, has told the story of his poetry project in the most recent edition of Resurgence and Ecologist. The project is a community partner of the Bristol Poetry Institute.
Letter Writing Among Poets27 January 2017Daniel Karlin's contribution to a new collection of criticism on the letters of poets has been reviewed in the TLS.
Bob Dylan: Poet of Record21 October 2016On November 13th, the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 was awarded to Bob Dylan "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". Below are extracts from Daniel Karlin's response in the Times Literary Supplement.
Bob Dylan, Nobel Laureate?12 October 2016The 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced on Thursday 13 October. While the front-runners are considered to be the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami and Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, one current Bristol English Professor, and one former, have discussed how the famously inscrutable Dylan might react.
Recent BPI Speaker in TLS23 September 2016This week's edition of the Times Literary Supplement includes Mark Ford's essay: A London Romance: Thomas Hardy in 1872, at 'the parting of the ways'. Professor Ford recently gave the lecture, Thomas Hardy: Half a Londoner, at the Bristol Poetry Institute.