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Word Central open mic poetry & spoken word hosted by Tony Curry with special guest Geneviève L. Walsh.
Five Cypriot poets explore the power of words in bridging the divides of Cyprus.
Book launch for the new poetry collection from Henry Normal:
Travelling Second Class Through Hope.
Got the smartphone blues? Computer generated jokes, emoji poetry and selfie stick performance!
Readings from "Home Thoughts" - Exciting new poetry from the British Indian diaspora
The Emma Press will be launching their Anthology of Aunts with readings from some of the poets. Bring your aunt!
Medieval and modern poetry collide in this new exhibition at the NPL.
Greta Stoddart, A.B. Jackson and Cheryl Pearson. Music from Liam Byrne and Andy Hulme
Spring fever at coffee-house poetry
New work from five acclaimed poets.
visceral, inventive verse that sweats, bleeds and sings. » Read more
Full 2017 programme announced, featuring two NPL events. » Read more
Accompany Poetry Librarian Chris McCabe on a tour exploring poetic activity in London. » Read more
We're looking for a Digitisation Project Assistant. » Read more
Top-flight performance poetry in the congenial setting of a traditional London pub » Read more
Staff Pick from our Poetry Library Open Day 2016 by
Katarina Kelsey, Library Assistant. » Read more
Jill Abram presents Stablemates with Steve Ely, Nancy Charley and Richard Skinner of Smokestack Books » Read more
Items added to The National Poetry Library in March 2017 and now available for reference or loan. » Read more
A lecture-performance with readings to mark the centenary of Edward Thomas's death. » Read more
Bring poems on the theme of ‘Poems not Bombs’ – or just bring your lovely poems. » Read more
South Downs Poetry Festival 3-day residential poetry writing, April 2017.Peace and poets. » Read more
The current, "live" magazines stocked at The Poetry Library and online. » Read more
Have a look at the current U.K. imprints that publish poetry.» Read more
"We can not compete but perhaps we meet somewhere." Red Rose » Read more
Help people find out where that line in their head comes from. » Read more