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Oxford Professor of Poetry

Oxford Professor Of Poetry Position Awarded To Geoffrey Hill By Landslide

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

His academic credentials and plethora of literary prizes have meant that Geoffrey Hill has been the frontrunner for the post of Oxford Professor of Po...

The Future of Poetry: Reflections From An Oxford Professorship Candidate

The Guardian | Stephen Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The winner of the election to decide the Oxford professor of poetry will be announced today, with the victor almost certain to be Geoffrey Hill. In a ...

Oxford Poetry Professorship Creates Controversy As Last Female Cadidate Withdraws

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last year Nobel laureate Derek Walcott pulled out of the election for Oxford professor of poetry; now the only woman standing in this year's contest, ...

British Poets Fight It Out For Oxford Professor Of Poetry Position

The Independent | Cahal Milmo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Endgame of one of the most acrimonious literary spats in recent times began yesterday when one of the nation's most divisive poets revered for his...

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

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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 poet...

Ruth Padel Resigns From Oxford Chief Poet Post

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON _ A fight over who gets to be Oxford University's top poet has set Britain's pens racing _ and weakened the careers of two well-known wordsmith...