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poetry organisations and links


poetry please bbc radio 4 sundays 16.30 - 17.00 and saturdays (rpt) 23.00 -23.30.

words and music bbc radio 3 sundays 22.15 to midnight: a sequence of classical music, interspersed with well-loved and less familiar poems and prose read by leading actors. Each week the selection of readings and music is chosen broadly to illustrate or complement a theme. Full details of all the pieces in the programme are published on the website ahead of broadcast.
Also on the website, alongside each programme, will be a note from the sequence's producer giving an insight into their choice of words and music.

the verb bbc radio 3 fridays 21.45 - 22.30

umbrella organisations

the poetry library south bank centre london

the poetry society

the scottish poetry library

the poetry kit events and competitions listings

welsh literature promotion agency

book club for poetry lovers

national association for literature development

poets house includes directory of american poetry books

poetry london

arts council online

poetry therapy

poetry webring

dot uk directory list of poetry sites

performance poetry listings


association of poetry podcasting: aims to ease listeners' discovery of poetry podcasting, to support new and established poetry podcasters and to provide a public voice for poetry podcasting.

poetcasting: works with poets throughout the uk, featuring published, performing, emerging and established poets reading their own work online and outloud.

the poetic voice: Houghton Mifflin poetry podcast. celebrated poets read and talk about their work


recommended websites

poetry foundation excellent site mediating between poetry and audiences good general resource and academy of american poets archive

scholarly edition hypertext archive of British Poetry 1780-1910

contemporary writers uk database

archive of world poetry

electronic poetry centre archive/magazine

san francisco state university

international online library

peter howard poetry site resource and links

bartleby verse online archive

favorite poem project

e-server poetry collection index of canonical verse


sound archives

the poetry archive

poetry archives @emule


poetry publishers

anvil press

arc publications

bloodaxe books

blue chrome publishing

canongate books

carcanet press

enitharmon press

faber and faber

jonathan cape


penguin books

peterloo poets

picador pan macmillan

random house

salt publishing

shearsman books

shoestring press

stride publications




education projects

the arvon foundation

london schools arts service

poetry society education page

poetry class online for teachers and students

the wordsworth trust

the poetry school

poetry can bristol and bath

the poetry trust aldeburgh

booktrust selections for teachers, librarians, parents, children, students

gale resources information about poetry


arts projects

london schools arts service


complete listing available from The British Council



the poetry library south bank centre

the scottish poetry library