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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-Aug-15 12 hours of spoken word - before they're at the Fringe! » Read more
Applications are open for the new Young Poet Laureate of London! » Read more
03-Aug-15 Write fast and edit fast in this poem-blitzing workshop. » Read more
Items added to the Poetry Library in June 2015 and now available for reference or loan. » Read more
05-Aug-15 Poetry Salzburg has committed to publishing contemporary poetry in English, from poets all over the world. » Read more
Clarke is working with the National Trust on a collaborative poem, celebrating the UK coast. » Read more
05-Aug-15 A night of radical poetry, comedy and music at a delightul riverside venue » Read more
Zimbabwean poet and fierce critic of Mugabe's regime, Chenjerai Hove has died. » Read more
05-Aug-15 A poetry-and-storytelling show full of rhythm, rhymes and a cast of colourful characters. Aimed at children aged 8+. » Read more
This August, the BFI will be exploring the role of television in 20th century poetry. » Read more
06-Aug-15 Write your own poem about a monster with two poets from the Emma Press. » Read more
08-Aug-15 A multi-verse of awesome spoken word. Science and love are quantum-entangled with metaphors that are metaFTW! » Read more
08-Aug-15 How has London changed? A day packed full of writing.
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08-Aug-15 A poetry workshop on how London and other cities have changed » Read more
08-Aug-15 Poetry collection launch and open mic with Susan Darlington » Read more
08-Aug-15 10am-6pm. Pop-up bookshop, children's poetry reading & farewell drinks. » Read more
10-Aug-15 Would you like to try your hand at writing poetry? Gain practical tips and experience with poet Christina Dunhill. » Read more
15-Aug-15 George Szirtes with Sarah Maitland, Jane Spiro, Merryn Williams & Pat Winslow » Read more
15-Aug-15 A masterclass with George Szirtes » 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.
"We can not compete but perhaps we meet somewhere." Red Rose
There once was a plump christmas pudding