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Requiem for Grenfell

A visual poem for those affected by the tragedy, by Julio Etchart.

This article is more than three years old.

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is full of admiration for the brave Sri Lankan writer.

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Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

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Egyptian-American Yahia Lababidi's poetic response to the turmoil in his home country.

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Philip Crispin celebrates the centenary of the Martinican poet, playwright and politician who showed that...

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London’s Two Degrees festival gets the audience involved in the hope of provoking thoughts, and action, for change.

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A New Internationalist article about the death of ‘the little poet’ in Iraq has haunted Judith Morrison...

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A decade on from the invasion of Iraq, a four-day celebration of the country’s culture takes place in the UK.

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One of the greatest Arab poets of our time speaks to Giedre Steikunaite about creativity and consciousness....

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In trying times, poetry can speak our silences and make sense of our pain, says Yahia Lababidi.

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The Arab Spring is already an inspiration the world over, but, says US-based Egyptian writer Yahia Lababidi,...

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The award-winning Nigerian poet and novelist tells Rowenna Davis why now is the time for new dreams.

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Benjamin Zephaniah on inspiration, regret and the inadequacies of twitter

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Fire in the Soul poetry anthology editor on the publishers who hold poets’ work to ransom.

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When a house on Princesses Street was bombed on 4 April, the legacy of poet Jabra Ibrahim Jabra was also destroyed, reveals...

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People worldwide dedicated the month of January to celebrating the life of poet and activist Dennis Brutus.

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