London Book Fair 2019 announces Raymond Antrobus as Poet of the Fair

February 11, 2019

As sales of poetry hit record levels in the UK, the London Book Fair 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 there will be a Poet of the Fair. In 2019 this honour is going to Raymond Antrobus.

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