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Celebrating the best poetry through the and books: new Forward Book of Poetry 2019 out now. "Essential reading for the poetry lover" -Bel Mooney
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Forward Prizes 3h
We are delighted to be at the Poems of the Decade conference at Friends House - come and say hello for a free badge and news of our competition with emagazine 📚
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Carcanet Press Jun 19
Read a poem from 's nominated collection, City of Departures, below! After reading, book a ticket for her launch w/ & Lucy Burnett on 8th July - , free!
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Neil Astley Jun 20
Published today, 's second collection - a Recommendation and also shortlisted for for Best Collection.
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Tom MacAndrew Jun 20
This evening's is SOLD OUT. If you're without a ticket, despair not. The amazing 's Surge is tonight until Sat. Tickets:
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Forward Prizes Jun 20
Congratulations Vidyan, and congratulations !
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Forward Prizes Jun 20
A wealth of poetry events at the Southbank Centre in the coming fortnight; , and tonight for and then and Kai-Isaiah Jamal at Lates next Wed:
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Andrew McMillan Jun 20
less than 2 and a half hours left to vote in the Oxford Race; thanks everyone for the kind words and support, and especially to Off to teach all day, we’re close reading the shortlists and then discussing how writers deal with disappointment
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Forward Prizes Jun 19
Calling all poets aged 11-17! Enter the of the Year Award by 31 July and change your life. It’s free to enter and this year’s judges Jackie Kay and Raymond Antrobus can’t wait to read your poems:
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Forward Prizes Jun 19
Our 2018 Creative Critics winner Natalie stunned the judges with her poetic response to Kaveh Akbar's 'Do you speak Persian?' If you're aged 16 to 19 will Natalie's words be the push you need to check out the link and enter?
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Royal Society of Literature Jun 19
Replying to @RSLiterature
In our report we hear from writers what they need to work. Read the report now at and watch here for the findings throughout the day. 2/4
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Andrew McMillan Jun 18
well, that’s a headline 📰 It was lovely to chat to for about poetry, childhood, intimacy and the upcoming Oxford result; also nice to allow the Telegraph it’s continuing defamation campaign against me where they flatly refuse to accept I’m only 30
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Forward Prizes Jun 18
Writers! Too old for emerging but too young to feel you've got the hang of it? 🤔 Luckily, have you covered. 👏 Applications are open for the UniSlam Post-emerging Programme for poets over 24 years of age, supported by Info here:
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Forward Prizes Jun 18
Congratulations and on winning Somerset Maugham Award.. What humbling company you are making for eachother...
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Forward Prizes Jun 17
Congratulations all!💥⭐️🔥
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Forward Prizes Jun 17
Congratulations to and , following up 2018 triumphs with nominations for Poetry Prize 2019 shortlist!
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National Poetry Day Jun 17
"Novels are bigger news than poetry" says review of 's new novel. Pshaw! Followers of poetry get advance notice of emerging great writers & experience them at their most exciting, as shown in our pic of Ocean with , chair of 2017 .
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English & Media Ctr Jun 17
Our Creative Critics Competition in conjunction with is based around the 2019 shortlisted collections & gives students a chance to read poetry of the here & now, & write in response to it. Encourage ALL your A Level students to take part!
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Forward Prizes Jun 17
"I genuinely consider the publication of this book to be an event for us all" @maxjohnporter on on Radio 4's Book of the Week this morning
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Forward Prizes Jun 14
Our 16-19 year old Creative Critics competition with is now LIVE! Take look at our shortlisted poems, write your own poem in response to one of them and tell us why it inspired you. All details and poems at this link
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Forward Prizes Jun 15
Starting on Monday, Ilya Kaminsky's Deaf Republic is the Book of the Week on Radio 4. Lock your dials (or, y'know, listen online) at 9.45am Monday - Friday
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