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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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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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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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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News

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University of Leeds Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage has been appointed the UK’s new Poet Laureate. He succeeds Dame Carol...

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We are delighted to announce that former colleague and Leeds alumna Hannah Copley has won first prize in this year’s...

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Kimberly Campanello’s latest publication MOTHERBABYHOME is a 796-page ‘report’ comprised of conceptual and visual poetry on St Mary’s Mother and Baby...

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Vahni Capildeo’s newest publication Skin Can Hold is due for publication on 30th May 2019 from Carcanet. ‘Skin Can Hold...

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Events

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Hosted by the University of Leeds Poetry Centre in aid of Child.org’s ‘Team Mum’ campaign. You are invited to Leeds’s...

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Book Launch of Opposite: Poems, Philosophy and Coffee by Aaron Meskin and Helen Mort with jazz from Skwid Ink (Tight...

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The Poetry Centre invites you to the launch of Vahni Capildeo’s latest book of poems, Skin Can Hold (Carcanet, 2019)....

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Douglas Caster Fellow Vahni Capildeo and renowned poet Malika Booker are taking part in a  spectacular evening of Caribbean culture,...

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