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Spotlight: Lorna Goodison

Rahila Gupta speaks to the first female poet laureate of Jamaica, who explains how poetry is ‘a source of hope and consolation’ in ‘scary times’.

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NI 523 - Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone - January, 2020
Oceania

Oceania

For Epeli Hau’ofa, by Karlo Mila.

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NI 521 - Who owns the sea? - September, 2019
Adonis, Arab poet, critic and thinker.Photo: Torstein Blixfjord. Artwork: Untitled, 2011, mixed media on paper, by Adonis.

A word with Adonis

One of the greatest Arab poets of our time speaks to Giedre Steikunaite about creativity and consciousness.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
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Ben Okri

The award-winning Nigerian poet and novelist tells Rowenna Davis why now is the time for new dreams.

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NI 443 - The far right gets respectable - June, 2011
Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah on inspiration, regret and the inadequacies of twitter

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NI 436 - A wake-up call for democracy - October, 2010

As if poetry mattered

Poems that confront human challenges – an international selection.

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NI 413 - Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil - July, 2008

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone January, 2020
Who owns the sea? September, 2019
Adapt or die April, 2012
The far right gets respectable June, 2011
A wake-up call for democracy October, 2010
Mothers who die March, 2009
Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil July, 2008
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