News Articles with the tag 'Dannie Abse'

Dannie Abse CBE

Posted: 07/01/2012 16:42 | News Home

Poet and playwright Dr Dannie Abse, recipient of the Wilfred Owen Poetry Award in 2009, has been awarded a CBE for services to poetry and literature in the 2012 New Years Honours List.  

Dr Abse talks about his CBE on the BBC Wales website.

Tags: Dannie Abse | Category: General

"Verse that will make you feel better"

Posted: 31/03/2010 10:07 | News Home

Wilfred Owen Poetry Award recipient Dr Dannie Abse will judge a new medical poetry contest.  The winning entry will receive £15,000.

"The winners of the Hippocrates Prize will be announced at a symposium on Poetry and Medicine on 10 April, at the University of Warwick, which is supporting the prize jointly with the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine".

Independent, p17, 24 March 2010

Tags: Poetry, Dannie Abse | Category: General

Dannie Abse recipient of 2009 Wilfred Owen Poetry Award

Posted: 22/09/2009 12:53 | News Home

The Wilfred Owen Association presents a biennial Poetry Award to honour a poet for a sustained body of work that includes memorable war poems.

The recipient of the 2009 Award is Dr Dannie Abse, for his sixty-year-long body of work. 

The presentation will take place at Neal's Yard Meeting Rooms, 14 Neal's Yard, London on Saturday November 21st at 3pm. Dr Abse will be interviewed by Dr Merryn Williams.

Entrance (on the door) is £5 for WOA members and £6 for non-members. Refreshments will be available. Please let the Secretary, Mrs Vanessa Davis, know if you will be coming, to help with the catering arrangements:  vcedavis@hotmail.com or write to her at 29 Arthur Road, London SW19 7DN.

The presentation follows the Wilfred Owen Association AGM at 2pm, which is open to members only.

Tags: Dannie Abse, Poetry Award, Poetry | Category: General