National Poetry Day announces new 36 book promotion

Aug 6, 2018

Today National Poetry Day, Britain’s national campaign for poetry, announces its dedicated book trade promotion for a second year running, highlighting 36 inspiring poetry books in three wide ranging categories: new collections, poetry for book groups and children’s poetry. The campaign’s aim – to enable all to enjoy, discover and share poetry – is supported by 24 publishers, from Penguin Random House, Bloomsbury and Macmillan to independents like Carcanet and Bloodaxe Books.

Find out more and discover what’s on our recommended reading lists.

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