Poetry Recommendations

Huge thanks to all the poetry publishers that helped create our 2018 recommended poetry lists.

Our 2019 recommendations for great poetry to read on National Poetry Day or on any day of the year will be announced very soon. Keep an eye on our Twitter for updates.

View last year’s full lists of recommendations by clicking on the images below.







Browse a selection by clicking on the images below.



You can buy any of the featured books and support your local independent bookshop at the same time using this buy button.


We hope you’ll find lots to appeal, whatever your tastes.  And keep an eye on the NPD blog too for interviews, features and the chance to win sets of these exciting books.