Roger McGough celebrates his 80th birthday in this week's round-up, while Gordon Brown talks politics with the students of Merchant Taylors' School.
Simon Armitage and Roger McGough are amongst the line-up for this year’s Winchester Poetry Festival.
In the autumn Macmillan Children’s Books will publish a poetry anthology compiled by Allie Esiri, the writer and former actor behind poetry anthology The Love... Read more
Sarah Crossan, Michael Rosen and Roger McGough are amongst the authors shortlisted for this year’s CLiPPA award for children’s poetry.
Performance poet Joseph Coelho has won the £1,000 Centre for Literacy in Primary Education’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA) for his first collection of poems Werewolf Club... Read more
Poet Roger McGough has criticised the lack of submissions for the 2015 Children's Poetry Award, for which he is chair of the judges, saying "so... Read more
More than 80 poets, including Roger McGough and Michael Rosen, are supporting a campaign to get bookshops to give more prominence to children’s poetry. ... Read more