National Poetry Day 2018

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For National Poetry Day 2018 on 4 October, we’re offering one lucky group the chance to receive all twelve of our recommended poetry books!

These books have been chosen especially for reading group; some are single-author collections, some are selections of many decade’s work. Some are anthologies which contain poems from a range of contemporary writers, others take a more historical view. There is no wrong or right way to approach poetry, or to appreciate and discuss it, just dive in and enjoy it!

This offer is available to all reading groups, whether or not you regularly discuss poetry.

Eleven books will be sent out over the summer for you to discuss and review, and the twelfth will arrive in October, just in time for National Poetry Day!


4 Reasons to be on Social Media

Why should you be on social media? There are some offers that require groups to be active online, so by using these platforms, you’ll be eligible for more exciting opportunities. Here are our top reasons for groups to be joining in online.

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How to start a reading group

Interested in joining a reading group or starting one of your own? Download our quick guide to getting started.

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Suggestions for National Poetry Day

National Poetry Day is the annual, UK-wide celebration of poetry that brings people together to read, enjoy and share poems. With events happening all over the country as well as online, you can join in the festivities by sharing your favourite poem or poet and discovering new ones.

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