The websites listed below by no means represent the full gamut of websites available that will be of interest to poets,

however these are sites that we thought you might find most useful and interesting.


Amazon logo

A great resource for buying poetry books




Apples and Snakes

Apples and Snakes
The leading organisation for performance poetry in the UK supporting spoken word artists, providing education projects and running performance poetry events.




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Arts Council England
Arts Council England develop, promote and invest in the arts in England.
They provide advice, support and funding for all artforms.




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Arts Council Ireland / An Chomhairle Ealaion

The national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland.




Arts Council Northern Ireland

Arts Council Northern Ireland

Supporting and promoting the arts in Northern Ireland




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Arts Council of Wales / Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru

Funding and development organisation for the arts in Wales.




Arvon Foundation

Arvon Foundation

Creative writing taught by professional writers at dedicated centres around the UK. Courses include Fiction Writing, Starting to Write, Writing for Children, Screen Writing, Poetry and more.




Contemporary Writers

Contemporary Writers in the UK

A unique, searchable database containing up-to-date profiles of many of the UK and
Commonwealth's most important living writers.



Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland is the new national leader for Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries. They help Scotland’s creativity shine at home and abroad.




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Literature Works

Literature Works is the literature development agency for the South West whose role is to work with partners to raise funds to ensure that everyone in the South West can have access to the benefits of reading, writing and enjoying literature.



The Poetry Archive

Poetry Archive

The Poetry Archive is an ever expanding archive of poets reading their own work.




Poetry Bookshop Online

Poetry Bookshop Online

A dedicated poetry bookshop run by The Poetry Society currently holding over 90,000 titles including latest releases, recommendations, gift books, prizewinning poetry, classics and much more.




Poetry Book Society

Poetry Book Society

Information, guidance and discounts on the best contemporary poetry for a wide-ranging community of readers.




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The Poetry Society

A charitable organisation providing support, information and poetry merchandise for specialists and the general public alike.




Poetry Library

The Poetry Library

The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry in Britain available in many formats: books, pamphlets, audio cassette, CD, video and DVD for reference and loan.




Scottish Poetry Library The Scottish Poetry Library

The Scottish Poetry Library is the place for poetry in Scotland, for the regular reader, the serious student or the casual browser.



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NAWE Young Writers Hub

A writer development agency and leading publisher of contemporary writing from 16 to 25 year olds .

arkboundweb Arkbound
Social enterprise publishing in Bristol including the promotion of community development, social inclusion, sustainability and artistic talent forms an important part of our work.
They alos publish Boundless Magazine.

Culture Pl
News on Polish Arts, theatre, film, music and literature worldwide.