Poetry market is growing as audiences – and poets – diversify

April 18, 2018

The verdict from the first-ever Poetry Summit at London Book Fair

‘The poetry market is growing as audiences for poetry – and poets – are diversifying,’ said speakers at the first ever Poetry Summit at London Book Fair on Wednesday. 2017 marked the best sales on record for poetry books in both volume and value, driven by a new appetite for the work of living poets with strong online followings, a surge in demand for children’s poetry, and a burgeoning live events and festival scene.

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October 4, 2018

Poetry is the UK’s new force for change

New research finds that children from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to engage in poetry

A new National Literacy Trust report, A Thing That Makes Me Happy:

October 4, 2018

BBC Local Poets Celebrate Change

POETS CELEBRATE THE CHANGES THAT REALLY MATTER ON NATIONAL POETRY DAY

A secret love affair in Cornwall, a tree slung with trainers in Brighton, and the