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Thursday 30. January 2014

Website building in progress

I'm in the process of creating the new Earth-Moon website here, which means that there are still some sections missing. [more]

Wednesday 29. January 2014

Donald Crossley

Donald Crossley, an acquaintance of Ted Hughes's childhood days, died last week. [more]

Friday 24. January 2014

Keith Sagar Tribute in Hebden Bridge

Mark Hinchliffe has organised a tribute to Keith Sagar which will take place at the Stubbing Wharf pub, Hebden Bridge, 8 March, 2-4pm.  [more]

Friday 24. January 2014

Residential poetry course in Spain Terry Gifford

A Ted Hughes Study Week is the title of a residential poetry course held by Terry Gifford and Lorraine Kerslake October 4th – 11th 2014 at Almàssera Vella, Spain.  [more]

Wednesday 25. December 2013

In Memory of Keith Sagar

Jacqueline Cotton sent in this short piece ... [more]

Sunday 22. December 2013

Hughes and the Calder Valley, Elmet, Shamanism ...

Ann Skea reports on recent blog entries in a private blog by Brian Taylor dealing with Hughes and the Caler Valley, Hughes and Shamanism, Hughes, Crow and the Battle of the Birds and Hughes and Remains of ... [more]

Sunday 22. December 2013

Ted Hughes's Creation Tales turned into Opera

Several of Ted Hughes's stories for children have been adapted into an opera and will be performed until January at the Royal Opera House. [more]

Sunday 22. December 2013

Ted Hughes Society: Call for Papers

The Ted Hughes Society has issued a Call for Papers for the next issue of The Ted Hughes Society Journal due for publication in Spring 2014. The deadline for receipt of papers for consideration is ... [more]

Sunday 22. December 2013

Supplement to Sylvia Plath Bibliography

Peter Steinberg is compiling a supplement to the Sylvia Plath Bibliography compiled by Steve Tabor and published in 1988. [more]

Friday 22. November 2013

In Memory of Daniel Weissbort

Daniel Weissbort, poet, translator and long-term friend of Ted Hughes died on 18. November 2013 [more]

Saturday 02. November 2013

Michelson, Baskin, Hughes

Ann Skea has sent in some interesting links relating to Richard Michelson, Leonard Baskin and Ted Hughes [more]

Thursday 31. October 2013

In Memory of Keith Sagar

Ann Skea has put a paper at her website which Keith was to give on 20 October at the Ilkley Festival  [more]

Wednesday 23. October 2013

In Memory of Keith Sagar

Amzed Hossein just sent in the following [more]

Monday 21. October 2013

In Memory of Keith Sagar

Peter Fydler writes [more]

Friday 18. October 2013

In Memory of Keith Sagar

Usha VT just sent in the following [more]

Friday 18. October 2013

In Memory of Keith Sagar

Rajbir Parashar just sent in the following [more]

Thursday 17. October 2013

Keith Sagar

Very sad news: Keith Sagar died unexpectedly from a heart attack on Tuesday. [more]

Friday 30. August 2013

Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected

The 2010 conference volume "Ted Hughes: From Cambridge to Collected", edited by Mark Wormald, Neil Roberts and Terry Gifford has been published by Palygrave Macmillan. It contains contributions presented ... [more]

Tuesday 23. July 2013

Roy Davids has submitted a new poem

Roy Davids has submitted a new poem about the bull Ted Hughes once kept. Here it is: [more]

Monday 03. June 2013

Audio recording of reading at Hay Festival 1996 (Hay-on-Wye) published

An audio recording of Ted Hughes's reading at the 9th Hay Festival 1996, on 30 May 1996, has been published on the Hay Festival and Telegraph websites. [more]

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