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National Poetry Day to highlight 40 new books focusing on poetry participation

The 2020 campaign to mark National Poetry Day on 1st October will highlight a list of 40 new books focused on poetry participation, including work from Michael Rosen, Inua Ellams... Read more

Oswald and Angelou among booksellers' favourite poets, BA conference reveals

Booksellers have voted for their 25 favourite poetry books from the last 25 years to mark the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day—with work by... Read more

National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. Read more

LoveReading4Kids launches poetry prize

Children’s book website LoveReading4Kids is launching a £250 poetry prize for 7-11 year-olds in association with National Poetry Day. Read more

National Poetry Day marks 25th anniversary with major new campaign

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

Gardners and Browns Books to sponsor National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day has two new sponsors after book trade wholesaler Gardners and sister company Browns Books for Students pledged their support. Read more

Public nominations invited for National Poetry Day anthology

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

Poetry 'more popular with children on free school meals', finds NLT

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

Motion, Sissay and Duffy picked for National Poetry Day promotion

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

BBC Local Radio to commission poems on 'change'

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

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