National Poetry Day announces new 36 book promotion

August 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.

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