Our partners at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) have announced the 2017 shortlist for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA). This is
Since 2014, writers Imogen Lycett Green and Barbara Doherty have pioneered the use of poetry in Narrative Workshops at the Brighton Health & Wellbeing centre, an integrated NHS
Poetry sales continued to grow in 2017 ahead of World Poetry Day (21 March), with writers driving interest on social media a possible reason reports The Bookseller
Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began. Read about it on The Bookseller.
Poems from 18 year-old Vivien Urban and 19 year-old Shukria Rezaei will replace the introduction on the Channel 4 idents throughout the day. Please read here
HRH The Prince of Wales will launch National Poetry Day Celebrations with a reading of Seamus Heaney’s poem The Shipping Forecast. Please read here.
The Prince of Wales, Joanna Lumley and PJ Harvey and 40 BBC Local Radio poets get ready to enjoy, discover and share poetry. Please read here
Hear extraordinary personal journeys and discover some of the newest and brightest poets from across the globe. Please read here.
Forward Arts Foundations commissions new poems from the five poets shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection. Poets were invited to respond to the National
Forward Art’s Foundation and Macmillan Children’s Books have created ‘Messages: A National Poetry Day Book’ to celebrate National Poetry Day 2016 and encourage readers to ‘say it with
Libraries – WIN a National Poetry Day kit – posters, badges and books
To kick-start the countdown to National Poetry Day, we’re offering libraries all over
WIN a National Poetry Day schools kit – posters, badges and books
In schools all over the country it’s the day when poetry breaks out of