Poetry

100 poets from around the world join to write collective lockdown poem

100 poets from around the world join to write collective lockdown poem

Part of a Bird: an end of summer poem by Romanian poet Nina Cassian

Part of a Bird: an end of summer poem by Romanian poet Nina Cassian

Queer poetry and big brass bands: a beginner’s guide to Romania’s Roma culture

Queer poetry and big brass bands: a beginner’s guide to Romania’s Roma culture

4 summer poems to make you feel free 

4 summer poems to make you feel free 

Our list of books, films and songs that champion resilience in times of change

Our list of books, films and songs that champion resilience in times of change

Our 10 favourite books of 2019 will change how you see the world

Our 10 favourite books of 2019 will change how you see the world

Journey back in time with these whimsical children’s poetry books from the Soviet Union

Journey back in time with these whimsical children’s poetry books from the Soviet Union

How one Bulgarian writer created a global mail order community of radical artists

How one Bulgarian writer created a global mail order community of radical artists

After civil war and economic chaos, Tajikistan’s young innovators are rebuilding their cultural legacy

After civil war and economic chaos, Tajikistan’s young innovators are rebuilding their cultural legacy

Polyphonic: watch Romania's best contemporary poetry come to life

Polyphonic: watch Romania’s best contemporary poetry come to life

Cultural twists: literary references in Ulyukayev's last words explained

Cultural twists: literary references in Ulyukayev’s last words explained

Zuzanna Bartoszek — New East 100

Zuzanna Bartoszek — New East 100

Uzbeks angry with Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny over Pushkin comment

Uzbeks angry with Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny over Pushkin comment

Celebrated Babi Yar poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

Celebrated Babi Yar poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

Poetic praise: Tajikistan’s Interior Minister pens ode to the country’s President

Poetic praise: Tajikistan’s Interior Minister pens ode to the country’s President

Moscow to celebrate avant-garde poet Vladimir Mayakovsky

Moscow to celebrate avant-garde poet Vladimir Mayakovsky

Russian poet Kirill Medvedev in conversation at ICA in London

Russian poet Kirill Medvedev in conversation at ICA in London

Multiple voices: Latvia's Russophone poets embrace the power of difference

Multiple voices: Latvia’s Russophone poets embrace the power of difference