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.

News

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  Lauren Pope has been named the winner of the 2021 Brotherton Poetry Prize. Lauren, an American living in Edinburgh,...

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  Kimberly Campanello, Lecturer In the School of English,  and former Douglas Caster Poetry Fellows Zaffar Kunial and Malika Booker,...

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The University of Leeds Poetry Centre is pleased to be a partner in ‘Inspired by Bragg’, a series of events...

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Matt Howard has been appointed to the Douglas Caster Fellowship in Poetry. He is the fifth Fellow and follows in...

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Events

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The University of Leeds Poetry Centre at the Ilkley Festival brings together readings from a number of exceptional poets associated...

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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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