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Candidates for Oxford poetry seek support via Facebook.

Posted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:36 pm
by Louis P. Burns aka Lugh
Candidates for Oxford poetry seek support via Facebook.

Jack Malvern and Patrick Gower / TIMESONLINE wrote:Candidates for Oxford poetry post look for support on Facebook

Jack Malvern and Patrick Gower

Poets who look to the muse for their inspiration are turning their attention instead to Facebook as the race to become Oxford Professor of Poetry begins in earnest. The deadline for nominations expires today and most of the seven candidates have already begun an online campaign to win the prestigious post once occupied by W.H. Auden and Seamus Heaney.

Competition has become intense, partly because of a scandal last year that raised the post’s profile, but also because graduates will be allowed to vote online for the first time

Read full article here: http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/ ... 116216.ece

Thanks to Aine MacAodha for this link via my Wall on Facebook 4th May, 2010 ...