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Hay Festival of Literature - The Hay Festival of Literature is Europe's largest literary festival and attracts over 100 000 visitors to the small town of Hay-on-Wye every year.
SureState Limited - were the developers of the new Poetry Bookshop website.
The Poetry Library - The most comprehensive collection of modern poetry containing all twentieth-century work published in the U.K., a very wide selection from other English speaking countries and an unrivalled collection of translations.
The British Library - Poetry Collection - The British Library has extensive collections of poetry in many of the languages of the world and from all periods up to the present time.
Academi - The Academi represents the interests of Welsh writers (poets, novelists, fictioneers, storytellers, dramatists, critics) and Welsh writing both inside Wales and beyond. It runs events, courses, competitions, conferences, tours by authors, lectures, international exchanges, events for schools, readings, literary performances and festivals.
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. The emphasis is on 20th century poetry written in Scotland, in Scots, Gaelic and English, but historic Scottish poetry – and contemporary works from almost every part of the world – feature too.
The Wordsworth Trust - exists to be a living memorial to the life and poetry of William Wordsworth and his contemporaries, and aims to link the creativity of the past with that of the present. It runs series of readings, with events every week from May until October, it also provides residencies for three poets and artists and is involved in education and outreach work.
Aldeburgh Poetry Festival - 15 years of fine contemporary poetry in the South East Coastal village of Aldeburgh. The Festival attracts poets and visitors from all over the world with over 30 poets appearing over 3 days. It runs from 5-7 November 2004.
The Arvon Foundation - Two young poets, John Fairfax and John Moat, started the Arvon Foundation in 1968. Today 35 years later Arvon now runs residential creative writing courses at centres in four locations: Devon, Shropshire, Yorkshire and a centre near Inverness. The courses, for people of all ages and backgrounds, provide an inspirational space and dedicated time to practise the art of writing.
Ledbury Poetry Festival - Now in its 8th year and described by Andrew Motion as 'the best in the country' attracting visitors and poets from all over the world. The festival runs workshops and readings over 10 days in July.
The Poetry Society - exists to help poets and poetry thrive in Britain today. Established in 1909, and now one of Britain's most dynamic arts organisations, the Poetry Society is a membership organisation open to all.
Hay-on-Wye's Official Website - Contains Essential Information for any visitor planning a trip to Hay. From Bus timetables to Launderette and Local business opening times.
FindPoetry.com - Fully searchable listing 100's of poetry related sites, webrings, forums etc.
The Gallery Press - Poems, plays and prose by contemporary Irish authors.
The Seer Press - A small pamphlet press publishing contemporary Scottish poetry. Recently established, they hope to be a viable outlet for the poetry pamphlet as a grassroots alternative to the publishing industry.
Reality Street Editions - Formed in 1993, as an amalgamation of two independent poetry presses: It publishes contemporary writing in English, and in translation.
The Brodie Press - Stemmed from a small student venture, aims to give new writers the chance to see their work in print. by encouraging smaller scale production and independent bookselling.
Sixties Press - "Barry Tebb's wonderful day-glo Sixties Press productions keep the Apocalyptic flame alive." - JAMES KEERY
Waywiser Press - A small independent company, with its main office in London, and a subsidiary in Baltimore, founded in late 2001, and started publishing in 2002. The press specializes in the publication of modern poetry in English
The Brightside - A performance poetry organisation made up of professional performance poets, who have backgrounds in teaching, youth & mental health work and stand up comedy.
Pickering & Chatto Publishers - One of the leading publishers of finely edited, critical editions of collected works and thematic editions within the fields of Literature, Economics, Politics, History and History of Science. They also specialise in publishing rare books and journals in facsimile.
Salt Publishing - Innovative and Adventurous publishers specialising in Biography · Drama - Essays - Fiction - Literary Criticism - Poetry
Brighton Poetry Society - Under new management and going from strength to strength Brighton Poetry Society is keeping words alive with regular meetings and events. Check it out
Timothy Donaldson - The man responsible for our remarkable identity makeover and all round brilliant person. He is either a genius or a charlatan, he isn’t sure yet you decide - check out his website. Currently, Donaldson teaches graphic design, handwriting, lettering, and type design at Stafford College, England.
Wild Women Press - A small poetry press and poetry collective based in Cumbria, UK. Not for profit, community run.
Enitharmon Press - Celebrating over 40 years of publishing poetry, fiction, letters and literary criticism as well beautiful artists’ books. “Enitharmon is a rare and wonderful phenomenon, a press where books are shaped into artefacts of lovely handiwork as well as communicators of words and worlds.” – Marina Warner The Press was founded in 1967 and soon established itself as one of Britain's most enterprising independent literary presses. Enitharmon is the name William Blake gave to a character representing spiritual beauty and the inspiration of the poet. The logo of the Press derives from a Blake woodcut.