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!


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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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Hive and The Reading Agency

The Reading Agency loves books, in every form, and we know you do too. We love it when people borrow books in every format from their brilliant local libraries. We love it when reading groups get exclusive free proofs from our publisher partners. We love it when readers pick up a pre-loved book from a second-hand bookshop for a song. And we also love it when you buy yourself or someone else a brand new book from a high street bookshop. We also know that buying online is quick and convenient...

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