This month Blunden's poetry has been the focus of two articles in the national press: An interview with Margi Blunden about the lasting impact of the war in the Telegraph, and a piece in the Guardian examining our preconceptions of what it was like to fight on the frontline.
Blunden features in University of Texas World at War exhibition
To mark the centenary the University of Texas is hosting a special exhibition using materials from its Ransom Center's extensive collections. The university holds a large collection of Blunden's manuscripts many of which feature in the exhibition.
The World at War, 1914-1918 exhibition is open until August 2014. View the article to find out more and view materials from the Center's Blunden collection.
Margi Blunden talk to commemorate the centenary of the First World War
Margi Blunden is giving an illustrated talk at the John Clare Cottage to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. The talk is titled 'The war had won and would go on winning'. Read on for more information, including how to order tickets.
New Seigfried Sassoon biography and talk by the author
A new biography of Seigfried Sassoon by Jean Moorcroft Wilson is now available.
Combining material from two of Wilson's bestselling biographies, 'The Making of a War Poet' and 'The Journey from the Trenches', Siegfried Sassoon explores the life of one of the twentieth century's greatest poets.
Tickets are also available for a talk by the author on 14 November in London.