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Put new text under old text. Our patron is Simon Armitage CBE, the current Poet Laureate. Kei Miller, Grayson Perry, Julia Copus and Andrew Motion at the awards ceremony Winner.

THE LATE POET laureate Ted Hughes received his second posthumous award in as many days yesterday. His collection of poems about his relationship with Sylvia Plath, Birthday Letters, won the … This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Ted Hughes Award article. Free to enter.

Birthday Letters, published in 1998, is a collection of poetry by English poet and children's writer Ted Hughes.Released only months before Hughes's death, the collection won multiple prestigious literary awards. The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry seeks to recognise excellence in poetry, highlighting outstanding contributions made by poets to our The £5,000 prize is donated by Carol Ann Duffy, funded from the annual honorarium the Poet Laureate traditionally receives from HM The Queen.

From l-r: Kathryn Williams, Bernard O’Donoghue, Hollie McNish, Jo Bell, Carol Ann Duffy The Winner.

Judges Grayson Perry, Julia Copus and Kei Miller presented the 2014 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry to Andrew Motion for Coming Home, a poetic reimagining and radio performance of shared conversations centred on the effect of conflict, praised by the judges for its “innovative and deeply …

The Ted Hughes Young Poets award is for poets aged 6-10, 11-14 and 15-18, with a prize of £100 in each age category. Talk:Ted Hughes Award.

Ted Hughes's biography and life story.Ted Hughes is consistently described as one of the twentieth century’s greatest English poets.

After serving as in the Royal Air Force, Hughes attended Cambridge, where he studied archeology and anthropology, taking a special interest in myths and legends.

The Elmet Trust has strong links with the communities of the Upper Valley and works closely with Calderdale Council, the Hughes Estate, the Ted Hughes Network, the Ted Hughes Society, and the Ted Hughes Project (South Yorkshire). Click here to start a new topic.

Ted Hughes Award 2016. The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry seeks to recognise excellence in poetry, highlighting outstanding contributions made by poets to our The £5,000 prize is donated by Carol Ann Duffy, funded from the annual honorarium the Poet Laureate traditionally receives from HM The Queen. The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry is an annual prize given to a living British poet "who, in the judges' opinion, has made the most exciting contribution to poetry" that year. Jay Bernard has won the Ted Hughes award for new poetry with the performance Surge: Side A, a multimedia sequence which explores the 1981 New Cross fire. One of the giants of 20th century British poetry, Ted Hughes was born in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire in 1930. Ted Hughes, byname of Edward J. Hughes, (born August 17, 1930, Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England—died October 28, 1998, London), English poet whose most characteristic verse is without sentimentality, emphasizing the cunning and savagery of animal life in harsh, sometimes disjunctive lines.

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So, these are the most famous awards given to the poets and named after the poets in the UK. The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry was a 10 year project running alongside Carol Ann Duffy’s tenure as Poet Laureate, highlighting outstanding contributions made by poets to our cultural life.

Edward James (Ted) Hughes was born in Mytholmroyd, in the West Riding district of Yorkshire, on August 17, 1930. His collection of poems about his relationship with … 2 thoughts on “ The Elmet Trust Ted Hughes Young Poets Award ” When he was seven years old his family moved to the small town of Mexborough in South Yorkshire, and the landscape of … The latest winner of the Ted Hughes Award for poetry is Hollie McNish (2016).