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Encyclopedia > 2005 in poetry
Years in poetry: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Years in literature: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Decades in poetry: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s
Centuries in poetry: 20th century 21st century 22nd century
Centuries: 20th century · 21st century · 22nd century
Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s
Years: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

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// March 16: Authorities in Saudi Arabia arrested and jailed poet Abdul Mohsen Musalam and fired a newspaper editor following the publication of Musalams poem The Corrupt on Earth that criticized the states Islamic judiciary. ... // Chuck Palahniuk reads his short story Guts to audiences while on tour to promote his novel Diary. ... // Rita Dove, American Smooth: Poems (Norton); named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Donald Justice, Collected Poems (Knopf); published posthumously; named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Michael Ryan, New And Selected Poems Derek Walcott, The... See also: 2001 in literature, other events of 2002, 2003 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 2002 in literature, other events of 2003, 2004 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 2003 in literature, other events of 2004, 2005 in literature, list of years in literature. ... // Events February 25 - Canada Reads selects Rockbound by Frank Parker Day as the novel to be read across the nation. ... // Events June 26, 2006: J.K. Rowling reaveals that two characters will die in the seventh book of the Harry Potter series. ... None at present The final book in the Harry Potter series is to be released The final book in the Inheritance trilogy is set to be released. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries in poetry. ... Category: ... Category: ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 22nd century (Gregorian calendar) will comprise the years 2101-2200. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... This decade is expected to be called the twenty-twenties. The Roman decennia number is XX. Those people born in the 1970s and 1980s will most likely be in positions of power. ... Millennia: 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium - 4th millennium Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s - 2030s - 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s Years: 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 The decade as a whole This decade is expected to be called the... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Events

Works published

Frank Bidart (b. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... William Stanley Merwin was born on September 30, 1927 in New York City and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and Scranton, Pennsylvania. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... Michael Palmer (b. ... The Griffin Poetry Prize is Canadas youngest and most lucrative poetry award. ... Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921), is a United States poet. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ...

Awards and honors

Winners of the Nobel Prize are scientists, writers and peacemakers who have been awarded in their field of endeavour, and who are known collectively as either Nobel laureates or Nobel Prize winners. ... Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (born 10 October 1930) is a British playwright, screenwriter, poet, actor, director, author, and political activist, best known for his plays The Birthday Party (1957), The Caretaker (1959), The Homecoming (1964), and Betrayal (1978), and for his screenplay adaptations of novels by others, such as The...

Australia

The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the Victorian Premiers Literary Awards, for a significant selection of new work by a poet published in a book. ... M. T. C. Cronin (b. ... The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the N. S. W. Premiers Literary Awards for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form. ... Samuel Wagan Watson (born 1972) is a contemporary Indigenous Australian poet. ...

Canada

The Griffin Poetry Prize is Canadas youngest and most lucrative poetry award. ... Ruth Elizabeth Borson, who writes under the name Roo Borson (1952- ) is a Canadian poet who lives in Toronto. ... The Griffin Poetry Prize is Canadas youngest and most lucrative poetry award. ... Charles Simic Charles Simic (born May 9, 1938) is an American poet. ...

United Kingdom

The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Christopher Logue (born Portsmouth, 1926) is an English poet associated with the British Poetry Revival. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... The Forward Poetry prizes were created in 1991. ... David Harsent (born 1942) is an English poet. ... The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry is a British literary award. ... Carol Ann Duffy (born December 23, 1955) is a British poet born in Glasgow, Scotland. ... The Whitbread Book Awards are among the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary awards. ... Christopher Logue (born Portsmouth, 1926) is an English poet associated with the British Poetry Revival. ... David Harsent (born 1942) is an English poet. ... Richard Price (February 23, 1723 – April 19, 1791), was a Welsh moral and political philosopher. ...

United States

The Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry is an annual prize, administered by the Sewanee Review and the University of the South, awarded to a writer who has had a substantial and distinguished career. ... The Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize is a major American literary award for a first full-length book of poetry in the English language. ... The Arthur Rense Prize was established in 1998 when Paige Rense started the award of $20,000 in memory of her husband, the poet Arthur Rense. ... Daniel Gerard Hoffman (b. ... American Academy of Arts and Letters is an organization whose goal is to foster, assist, and sustain an interest in American literature, music, and art. ... The Bollingen Prize, awarded every two years by the Bollingen Foundation, is a prestigious literary honor bestowed on a poet in recognition of the best book of new verse within the last two years, or for lifetime achievement. ... Jay Wright (born 1935) is a African-American poet from New Mexico. ... The Brittingham Prize in Poetry is a major American literary award for a book of poetry chosen from an open competition. ... The Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition Awards are relatively large prizes given out each year to poets with unpublished manuscripts. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... The National Book Award for Poetry has been given since 1950 and is part of the National Book Awards, which are given annually for outstanding literary works by American citizens. ... William Stanley Merwin was born on September 30, 1927 in New York City and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and Scranton, Pennsylvania. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Ted Kooser (b. ... The Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award is awarded to scholars who have made a lasting contribution to the art and science of versification. ... The Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize is awarded annually by The Poetry Foundation; the Foundation also publishes Poetry. ... C. K. Williams is a American poet. ... The Wallace Stevens Award is a major American literary award for mastery of poetry in the English language from the Academy of American Poets. ... Gerald Stern (born 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American poet. ... The Whiting Writers Award is an American award presented annually to ten emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays. ... Ilya Kaminsky (born April 18, 1977) is a Russian-American poet. ...

Deaths

January 21: Theun de Vries born 1907 Dutch writer and poet
February 25: Phoebe Hesketh born 1909 British poet
March 30: Robert Creeley born 1926 American poet
June 9: Hovis Presley born 1960 English poet
June 13: Eugénio de Andrade born 1923 Portugese lyric poet
June 28: Philip Hobsbaum born 1932 Scot poet and critic
July 7: Gustaf Sobin born 1935 American poet
August 6: Vizma Belsevica born 1931 — leading post-war Latvian poet
August 21: Dahlia Ravikovitch born 1936 Israeli poet
August 31: Amrita Pritam born 1919 — leading Punjab poet in India who wrote in Hindi
September 16: Stanley Burnshaw born 1906 American poet and novelist
November 1: Michael Thwaites born 1915 Australian poet

January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Theunis Uilke (Theun) de Vries (April 26, 1907, Veenwouden, Friesland - January 21, 2005 Amsterdam) was a Dutch writer and poet. ... See also: 1906 in literature, other events of 1907, 1908 in literature, list of years in literature. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Phoebe Rayner Hesketh, (January 29, 1909-February 25, 2005), was an English poet famed for her poems depicting nature. ... See also: 1908 in literature, other events of 1909, 1910 in literature, list of years in literature. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... Robert Creeley (May 21, 1926 - March 30, 2005) was an American poet, author of more than sixty books, and usually associated with the Black Mountain poets, though his verse aesthetic diverged from that schools. ... See also: 1925 in literature, other events of 1926, 1927 in literature, list of years in literature. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Hovis Presley (3 August 1960 – 9 June 2005) was an English poet and stand-up comedian from Bolton noted for his down to earth humour. ... See also: 1959 in literature, other events of 1960, 1961 in literature, list of years in literature. ... Many regard William Shakespeare as the greatest English poet. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Eugénio de Andrade, pseudonym of José Fontinhas (Póvoa de Atalaia, Fundão, 19 January 1923–Oporto, 13 June 2005), was a Portuguese poet. ... See also: 1922 in literature, other events of 1923, 1924 in literature, list of years in literature. ... This is a survey of Portuguese literature. ... June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 186 days remaining. ... Philip Hobsbaum (born 29 June 1932) is an academic, poet and critic. ... See also: 1931 in literature, other events of 1932, 1933 in literature, list of years in literature. ... British poetry is poetry written by British poets. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Gustaf Sobin (1935-2005) was an American-born poet and author. ... See also: 1934 in literature, other events of 1935, 1936 in literature, list of years in literature. ... August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... See also: 1930 in literature, other events of 1931, 1932 in literature, list of years in literature. ... August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Dalia Rabikovich (born 1936) is an Israeli poet and peace activist, best known for the freedom of expression in her romantic poetry. ... See also: 1935 in literature, other events of 1936, 1937 in literature, list of years in literature. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... Amrita Pritam (August 31, 1919 – October 31, 2005) (Punjabi: , Hindi: ) was a Punjabi poet and writer who migrated to India 1947, when the former British India was partitioned into India and Pakistan. ... See also: 1918 in literature, other events of 1919, 1920 in literature, list of years in literature. ... Hindi (हिन्दी or हिंदी in Devanagari; pronunciation: ), an Indo-European language spoken mainly in northern and central India, is the official language of the Union government of India [1][2]. It is part of a dialect continuum of the Indic family, bounded on the northwest and west by Punjabi, Sindhi, Urdu, and... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... Stanley Burnshaw (June 20, 1906 - September 16, 2005) was an American literary figure known for his poetry. ... See also: 1905 in literature, other events of 1906, 1907 in literature, list of years in literature. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Michael Rayner Thwaites, AO (30 May 1915 - 1 November 2005) was an Australian academic, poet, intelligence officer, and activist for Moral Rearmament. ... See also: 1914 in literature, other events of 1915, 1916 in literature, list of years in literature. ...

See also

Poetry Portal

Image File history File links Portal. ... The Chinese poem Quatrain on Heavenly Mountain by Emperor Gaozong (Song Dynasty) Poetry (from the Greek , poiesis, making or creating) is a form of art in which language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its ostensible meaning. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Poetry prizes. ...

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e [1]"100 Notable Books of the Year", New York Times Book Review, December 4, 2005

 
 

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