The Poetry Society was founded in 1909 to promote “a more general recognition and appreciation of poetry”.  Since then, it has grown into one of Britain’s most dynamic arts organisations, representing British poetry both nationally and internationally.  Today it has more than 4000 members worldwide and publishes The Poetry Review.

With innovative education and commissioning programmes and a packed calendar of performances, readings and competitions, The Poetry Society champions poetry for all ages.

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Exciting news! 🎆 Ocean Vuong is judging this year's Geoffrey Dearmer Prize! The prize is for the best poem in The Poetry Review by a poet without a full collection published. This is the first prize Vuong is judging in the UK! poetrysociety.org.uk/news/ocean-vuo…

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Ocean Vuong is judging this year's Geoffrey Dearmer Prize! The prize is for the best poem in The Poetry Review by a poet without a full collection published. This is the first prize Vuong is judging in the UK!  
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"Lone Star, you were a man on the run when you picked the ball up on the edge of your penalty box." New work by @NickMakoha and more: bit.ly/footballanthol… twitter.com/PoetrySociety/… Retweeted by The Poetry Society

Read the brand new Thinking Outside The Penalty Box anthology online! New poems, inspired by the experiences of African footballers in the UK, by @KayoChingonyi, @NickMakoha, @rrobinson72, @SugarJPoet and @youngpoetsnet challenge winners ⚽⚽⚽ bit.ly/footballanthol…

test Twitter Media - Read the brand new Thinking Outside The Penalty Box anthology online! New poems, inspired by the experiences of African footballers in the UK, by @KayoChingonyi, @NickMakoha, @rrobinson72, @SugarJPoet and @youngpoetsnet challenge winners ⚽⚽⚽ https://t.co/krPmkWqPFH https://t.co/sMEH4WNPSh

Hear poet Jane Commane @CommaJane discuss industry with @amolrajanBBC & guests on @BBCRadio4's Start the Week #bbcstw and read her poem 'Midlands kids,' from #AssemblyLines [bit.ly/2tN97aD]. Repeat 9.30pm or on iPlayer now (Jane from 9.06). bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b…Retweeted by The Poetry Society

Aged 11-17? Want to be in with a chance to win some free poetry books for 10 mins of your time? Fill out this survey by Wednesday and let us know about your thoughts on poetry: surveymonkey.co.uk/r/youngpoetssu… Retweeted by The Poetry Society

An ear for an aye - 'the huge appetite for verse in Industrial Revolution Lancashire'. Poetry in Lancashire dialect, including Edwin Waugh, 'the Lancashire Burns', and Tony Walsh @LongfellaPoet. A feast of folk song & sound & sense @poetclare @ABRACKENBURY bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b… Retweeted by The Poetry Society

Job opps at the SPL. We need a Projects Co-ordinator. £22k pro rata (21 hours per week). Application deadline: 12 noon, Monday, 28th May 2018. You will manage and deliver existing projects and actively seek new projects scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/about/jobs-opp… Retweeted by The Poetry Society

From Lou Reed to Bono, why do rock stars make such rubbish poets? telegraph.co.uk/books/news/lou… Retweeted by The Poetry Society

Please share! Poet, translator, editor Clare Pollard (@poetclare) is reading in #Oxford on Thursday as part of @ThinkHumanFest! Tickets are free, but register here: brookes.ac.uk/hss/events/oxf… Retweeted by The Poetry Society

Please share! Sinéad Morrissey is reading in #Oxford on Wednesday as part of @ThinkHumanFest! Tickets are free, but register here: brookes.ac.uk/hss/events/oxf… Retweeted by The Poetry Society