Tagged: Poetry Book Society

Poetry presses thrive as readers turn to verse in straitened economic times

Many thriving poetry publishers in the North have likened its recent boom to its popularity under Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, arguing the form offers... Read more

2019 predictions: an 'alternative' look ahead to what the next year holds

A fresh selection of book trade figures give their predictions and hopes for the year ahead, with regional and ethnic diversity high on the wish-lists... Read more

Indies dominate PBS winter selections

The Poetry Book Society's Winter Selections have been dominated by independent publishers "for the first time ever", while the "prestigious" Winter Choice has been awarded... Read more

Poetry Book Society adds 'Wild Card' selection

The Poetry Book Society has added a new Wild Card category to its poetry selections in order to include the "radical, experimental and avant-garde".... Read more

Former PBS director Holifield to run T S Eliot Prize

Former Poetry Book Society director, Chris Holifield, has been appointed by the T S Eliot Foundation to the role of director of the T S Eliot Prize.... Read more

Inpress seeks to reassure poetry publishers on PBS

Inpress has insisted the Poetry Book Society is "very much alive" following the corporate entity's move into liquidation, and will be "powering up rather than... Read more

Poetry Book Society winds down activities

The Poetry Book Society (PBS) is winding down after more than 50 years supporting and encouraging the art of poetry and the sale of poetry books, with... Read more

Next Generation Poets to go on tour

Poets selected by the Poetry Book Society as its Next Generation Poets 2014 will be heading on tour across the country for the next month.... Read more

British Library launches poetry prize

The British Library has launched two awards for UK poets and publishers, to highlight the importace of the pamphlet form in introducing readers to new... Read more

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