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Monday 04. June 2012

Previously unpublished letter in UK magazine Granta

UK Magazine Granta has published a previously unpublished letter by Ted Hughes. The letter is introduced by Simon Armitage and can be accessed online on the magazine's website. [more]

Monday 30. April 2012

Calderdale Ted Hughes Writing Competition 2012

The Calderdale Council and The Elmet Trust are present The Calderdale Ted Hughes Writing Competition 2012, which incorporates the sixth Calderdale Short Story Competition, the Elmet Poetry Prize and the ... [more]

Monday 16. April 2012

Gerald Hughes to publish memoir

Ted's brother Gerald is set to publish a memoir about their childhood in Mytholmroyd. It is said to be due this September and to contain unpublished photographs. The BBC ran a short news article on this ... [more]

Saturday 14. April 2012

Remembering Ted Hughes

Syed Muhammad Hussain has published an article "Remembering Ted Hughes" in the Financial Express in which he explains how Hughes's visit to Bangladesh in November 1989 came about and more. You can read it ... [more]

Friday 30. March 2012

Lavinia Greenlaw wins Ted Hughes Award 2011

The Ted Hughes Award 2011 goes to Lavinia Greenlaw for her sound installation "Audio Obscura" [more]

Friday 30. March 2012

Handspring Puppet Company to play Crow

Handspring Puppet Company develop a new show based on Ted Hughes's Crow cycle to premiere at the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival this June in London.  [more]

Wednesday 29. February 2012

Ann Skea's new essay "Ted Hughes and Small Press Publication" is online now

Ann Skea's new essay "Ted Hughes and Small Press Publication" is online now at her website. In the essay, she covers publishing ventures Ted Hughes was involved in, Modern Poetry in Translation, The ... [more]

Tuesday 28. February 2012

New book edited by Keith Sagar

Keith Sagar's new book "Poet and Critic" will be launched at the British Library on 30 April at 6.30 pm. The book chronicles and publishes the correspondence between Hughes an Sagar since 1969. [more]

Tuesday 14. February 2012

Ted Hughes interview of 1989 online

Ann Skea has published yet another fascinating interview on her site. This time, it is Amzed Hossein's transcript of his interview with Ted Hughes at the Asia Poetry Festival in 1989.  [more]

Monday 13. February 2012

Article about Reg Lloyd

The Bideford Post has published an interesting article about Reg Lloyd, who collaborated with Ted Hughes on several books including What is The Truth, The Cat and the Cuckoo and The Mermaid's Purse [more]

Friday 03. February 2012

Call for Papers for second Ted Hughes Society Conference

The second Ted Hughes Society Conference is scheduled to be held at Pembroke College, Cambridge University, 14th-15th September 2012 [more]

Thursday 05. January 2012

Oresteia Performance in March

London-based Theatre Lab will perform The Oresteia in Ted Hughes's translation [more]

Wednesday 04. January 2012

Ted Hughes's jaguar sculptures

The Guardian ran a feature about the sale of one of two jaguar sculptures made by Ted Hughes for his sister Olwyn and brother Gerald [more]

Friday 16. December 2011

Second Issue of Ted Hughes Society Journal out now

The Ted Hughes Society has announced the second issue of its society journal [more]

Wednesday 07. December 2011

Ted Hughes Memorial

The Ted Hughes Memorial at Westminster Abbey was dedicated on 6 December [more]

Friday 23. September 2011

János Csokits Obituary

The Hungarian poet and translator János Csokits has died 4th August 2011. Today, The Guardian celebrates his achievements in an obituary. [more]

Wednesday 21. September 2011

Exhibition Johannes Heisig: Crow

There is an exhibition of Johannes Heisig's paintings inspired by Ted Hughes's Crow poems which runs until 16. Oktober 2011 at SEZ, Landsberger Allee 77, 10249 Berlin [more]

Friday 22. July 2011

The Cambridge Companion to Ted Hughes

The Cambridge Companion to Ted Hughes, edited by Terry Gifford, Cambridge University Press 2011, collects essays on several aspects of Ted Hughes's work and life and includes contributions by ... [more]

Tuesday 05. July 2011

Unseen Plath and Hughes photograph and new essays

Peter K. Steinberg, editor of "Plath Profiles, An Interdisciplinary Journal for Sylvia Plath Studies" wrote that the new issue, due in mid-July will contain a never-published-before photograph of Plath ... [more]

Monday 04. July 2011

Ted Hughes Society publishes new articles

The Ted Hughes Society has announced that new articles have been included in the society's online journal. [more]

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Edward Hadley: The Elegies of Ted Hughes, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 [more].

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