Welcome to the Poetry Centre

We are a dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement in poetry at the University of Leeds.

Simon Armitage, Vahni Capildeo, John Whale and Malika Booker of the University of Leeds Poetry Centre

Welcome to the Poetry Centre

We are a dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement in poetry at the University of Leeds.

Welcome to the Poetry Centre

We are a dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement in poetry at the University of Leeds.

Simon Armitage talks with students from the School of English

Welcome to the Poetry Centre

We are a dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement in poetry at the University of Leeds.

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Photo: Ror Conaty Poets Kimberly Campanello and Christodoulos Makris have been awarded a 2020/21 Literature Project Award ((Arts Council Ireland...

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Our Douglas Caster Fellow in Poetry, Zaffar Kunial, is one of three judges on the panel for this year’s Costa...

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The Brotherton Poetry Prize 2021 is now open to entries. The prize celebrates and supports new poets. It is open...

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Joyelle McSweeney is the author of ten books of poetry, stories, novels, essays, translations and plays, including, most recently, the...

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Sean O’Brien’s tenth book of poems, It Says Here, is to be published by Picador in May 2020. It combines...

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Celebrating the publication of the first Brotherton Poetry Prize Anthology by Carcanet. The launch event will include readings by the...

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Loss takes many forms – from losing a precious watch to the loss of an important relationship. Loss comes, too,...

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