National Poetry Day will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a mass participation campaign highlighting poetry’s power to forge community - whether intimate or on the... Read more
National Poetry Day has two new sponsors after book trade wholesaler Gardners and sister company Browns Books for Students pledged their support.
Michael O’Mara Books and The Forward Arts Foundation are publishing a poetry anthology to celebrate National Poetry Day’s 25th anniversary in October 2019.... Read more
Just under half of children and young people aged 8-18 enjoy reading or creating poetry, according to a survey from National Literacy Trust to mark... Read more
Works by established poets Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy and Lemn Sissay will be recommended for this year’s National Poetry Day alongside insta-poet Charly Cox... Read more
National Poetry Day and BBC Local Radio have commissioned 12 poems for each of the BBC regions in England to “celebrate the small changes that... Read more
Independent publisher Otter-Barry Books will this autumn publish Poetry For a Change, the official children’s anthology for National Poetry Day on 4th October. ... Read more
The poetry market is booming as audiences for poetry, as well as poets themselves, are diversifying, attendees to the first ever Poetry Summit at London Book Fair heard.... Read more
National Poetry Day has revealed the winners of its "freedom" themed children's poetry competition, for which 700 entries were submitted.
National Poetry Day takes place today (28th September) with the launch of a new BBC poetry and performance festival featuring Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and... Read more