UNESCO Cities of Literature Celebrate World Poetry Day with a Global Gathering of Poets

March 21, 2018

Georgina Wilding, Nottingham’s Young Poet Laureate, to perform on the international stage in Granada, Spain.

Nottingham will be marking the day with Nottingham’s Poet Laureate, Georgina Wilding,  joining 60 other poets across Granada. A poet from Ljubljana City of Literature, Anja Golob, will also take part and the event will be attended by the Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO Creative Cities, Italian poet Maria Francesca Merloni.

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September 9, 2019

Poetry Booksellers Love

To celebrate National Poetry Day’s 25th anniversary, the Booksellers Association and Forward Arts Foundation are pleased to announce Poetry Booksellers Love, a list of 25 favourite poetry books

July 22, 2019

National Poetry Day @ 25 Years

This year National Poetry Day marks its 25th anniversary with a mass campaign highlighting poetry’s power to touch on truth – whether intimate or on the grand scale.