Scotland is a nation that takes poetry seriously—its national day, after all, honors Robert Burns. How seriously? Take the new Edwin Morgan Poetry Award, launched this weekend at the Edinburgh International Book Festival and worth £20,000 ($31,300). The new award, as the official release makes clear, “is the result of a bequest by the late Scottish […]The post Poetry gets serious support in Scotland as Edwin Morgan Poetry Award launched appeared first on TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics. …read more

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