Welcome to the

Poetry Library

The Poetry Library is the most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1912 in Britain. We are the major library for modern and contemporary poetry and are funded by the Arts Council England.

News & events

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am - 8pm. Closed Mondays. Email: info@poetrylibrary.org.uk

The current, "live" magazines stocked at The Poetry Library and online.

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Have a look at the current U.K. imprints that publish poetry.

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Lost quotes

Help people find out where that line in their head comes from.

Spires of woodsmoke rising

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