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The Saison Poetry Library is the most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1912 in Britain. We are the major library for modern and contemporary poetry and are funded by the Arts Council England.
01-Sep-14 An intensive course of study, workshops and peer-led discussion, over 18 months for up to 12 selected poets. » Read more
Call-out for entries into the national youth slam championships. » Read more
01-Sep-14 An exhibition of Philippa Troutman's paintings, prints and cut-ups, in a joint project with award-winning poet Ian Duhig » Read more
Items added to our collection between May and July 2014, available for reference or loan. » Read more
01-Sep-14 Exiled Lit Cafe
Our Pain Our Love featuring exiled poets with dance
Performance, Open Mic and discussion » Read more
The Literary Consultancy¹s Free Editorial Read Scheme for 2014 is up and running. You may be eligible! » Read more
02-Sep-14 IAN MCEWEN brings us 'Intermittent Beings', and
HOLLY HOPKINS tells us that 'Soon Every Home Will Have One'. » Read more
Satyendra Srivastava, longtime contributing editor to Ambit, sadly passed away in June 2014. » Read more
03-Sep-14 Part of the celebration of Disability Arts Online's tenth-anniversary year. » Read more
The recipient of the Second Quarter Portfolio Award is Stockholm by Patrick Toland » Read more
03-Sep-14 Picture the Poet brings together images of some of the most important poets of our times. » Read more
03-Sep-14 Headline set from Tim Wells followed by an Open Mic. » Read more
04-Sep-14 Poetry & Spirituality - A lecture by Jay Parini » Read more
04-Sep-14 Out The Box Poetry - Open Mic at Local Creation in Altrincham - Every first Thursday of the month. » Read more
05-Sep-14 Curated by Scottee. » Read more
06-Sep-14 A preview performance of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Family,' a one-man show exploring the father-son relationship. » Read more
06-Sep-14 An Evening With Rockingham Press featuring David Perman, John Godfrey and John Forth. » Read more
06-Sep-14 A Poetry Workshop with Alan Murray » Read more
06-Sep-14 Free entry, free poetry readings, free discussions & over 60 publishers - come and celebrate contemporary poetry! » Read more
07-Sep-14 Join Apples and Snakes for an explosive mix of spoken word the first Sunday of every month. » Read more
09-Sep-14 Book launch of Spatiamentum by Jeremy Clarke
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09-Sep-14 A clarinet recital and poetry about The First World War. » Read more
10-Sep-14 This conference examines the paradoxes of a Catholic artist committed to making it 'new' through formal experiment and a large-scale theory of sign, sacrament and civilization... » Read more
10-Sep-14 An evening of poetry and music.
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11-Sep-14 Illustrated talk by Dr Christine Kenyon Jones.
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11-Sep-14 The Friends of Highgate Library present Dinah Livingstone reading from The Vision Splendid (Katabasis, 2014) » Read more
12-Sep-14 Inaugural Winchester Poetry Festival: a celebration of poetry past and present. » Read more
13-Sep-14 Poetry exploring the art of travel. » Read more
13-Sep-14 Literary lectures, with readings by academics, poets and fiction writers. » Read more
13-Sep-14 Reflections, memories & experiences of war and its aftermath. » Read more
14-Sep-14 The Hampstead and Highgate Literary Festival is back with a wide range of literary and poetry events. » Read more
14-Sep-14 Martina Evans teaches this workshop, drawing on cinematic techniques. » Read more
14-Sep-14 A walk around Highgate to see the places where John Betjeman grew up. » Read more
14-Sep-14 Spoken Word & Jazz Night with Anthony Anaxagoro, Richard Tyrone Jones, Bridget Minamore, Agnes Meadow & Domingo Candelario » Read more
14-Sep-14 Explore your poem in conversation with an actor and writer. » Read more
15-Sep-14 From the erotic to the historic, with David Constantine, Louis de Bernières & Edith Hall » Read more
The current, "live" magazines stocked at The Poetry Library and online.
Have a look at the current U.K. imprints that publish poetry.
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