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Brotherton Poetry Prize 2023

  We are delighted to announce that submissions to the 2023 Brotherton Poetry Prize are now open. Details of how to enter and the rules of the competition are available here. The judges are Simon Armitage, Malika Booker, Kimberly Campanello, Zaffar Kunial, Caitlin Stobie, and John Whale. The deadline for entries is midnight on September...

Kimberly Campanello Published in Granta

Poetry Centre member and Associate Professor Dr Kimberly Campanello recently published 'Moving Nowhere Here', a long poem on Parkinson's, in Granta (online) She discussed the poem's form and poetics in a Webinar interview on 'Moving Nowhere Here' for the Davis Phinney Foundation (USA) and was featured in The Independent.

Matt Howard poem in New Statesman

Matt Howard's ‘The Pond’ featured in a recent issue of The New Statesman. The poem focuses on a spring 'awakening': Here’s the start of a new sense of things – just into March, the light and air fuller and that mallard, so still there at the edge, her heaviness pending, neck stretched, not at rest;...

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Sri Lankan Poetry Reading with Vidyan Ravinthiran, Pireeni Sundaralingam and Shash Trevett

The University of Leeds Poetry Centre and the Centre for World Literatures/International Writers at Leeds present a reading and discussion...

Kwame Dawes in Conversation with Malika Booker and book launch of his latest collection, Sturge Town

Courtesy of Peepal Tree press and the University of Leeds Poetry Centre, join us for an evening's entertainment for the...

CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION Language Is A Queer Thing: Poetry Readings and Q&A

  The University of Leeds Poetry Centre is proud to host Language Is A Queer Thing. Join us on the...

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