05/18/2010 09:59 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

British Poets Step Up Their Game In Race For Oxford Poetry Professor Position; Race 'Gets Serious'

Promises to use poetry as a "weapon, bloodsoaked and glinting" and plans for a poetry slam contest suggest the competition for the role of Oxford poetry professor is heating up. The 11 candidates have each laid out their reasons for standing -- one of them entirely in verse.

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