The earliest surviving letter from T. S. Eliot was written in Gloucester, Massachusetts in June 1898. In the letter, addressed to his “Papa”, 9-year old Eliot writes of the coolness of the house in the morning, a broken microscope, butterfly and spider specimens, and hunting for birds with his sister, Charlotte. READ
Brian Teare has won this year’s Four Quartets Prize for his poem “Toxics Release Inventory (Essay on Man)”, with Ilya Kaminsky (Deaf Republic) and Prageeta Sharma (Grief Sequence) announced as fellow finalists. The prize, presented by the T.