Raymond Antrobus Poet of the Fair London Book Fair 2019

February 11, 2019

As sales of poetry hit record levels in the UK, the London Book Fair (Olympia 12th – 14th March) is set to explore poetry as the medium of the moment, with a host of special seminar sessions, debates and discussions. For the second year running the LBF is appointing a Poet of the Fair and this honour is going to Raymond Antrobus.

Raymond Antrobus will be at the Fair on Wednesday 13 March. He will be in conversation about his work in LBF’s Poets’ Corner, which is sponsored by National Book Council, joining a line-up of poets, publishers, journalists, educators and more.

Find out more and sign up for the programme of events.

March 1, 2019

National Poetry Day: In Poetry, Truth

National Poetry Day marks its 25th anniversary this year with a mass participation campaign highlighting poetry’s power to forge community – whether intimate or on the grand scale