Sandeep Parmar, co-founder of the Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics scheme, looks at the role of reviewing in UK poetry culture today.
Orion Spring has acquired a collection of “lyrical and political” poetry about modern womanhood, What Kind of Woman, from American writer and Instagram poet Kate Baer. ... Read more
Nottingham-based independent poetry publisher Candlestick Press has achieved its best ever year, with 2019 sales up more than a third on 2018.
YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October.
Michael Joseph will publish a poetry anthology edited by Gyles Brandreth, serving as a "love letter to the power of poetry".
The number of BAME poetry reviewers writing for national publications has more than doubled in the last two years, a report has shown, although the... Read more
Ebury has acquired four new titles from Pam Ayres as part of a major deal, with early material showing the poet to be “absolutely at... Read more
The £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize has gone to a poet, Raymond Antrobus, for the first time, with the spoken word performer recognised for his “exceptionally brave,... Read more
The biggest international poetry prize for ecological, environmental and climate-concerned poetry, the Ginkgo Prize for Ecopoetry, has returned for a second year.
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