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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The University of Leeds Poetry Centre will be taking part in the forthcoming Ilkley Literature Festival from 28th September to 14th...

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Current Leverhulme Research Fellow, Rachel Bower, has published her new collection Moon Milk. The collection takes a frank, unflinching look at the...

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Bi'an Award to be judged by Stand editors Elaine and Jon Glover and Director of University of Leeds Poetry Centre, John Whale.

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Vahni Capildeo's new collection shortlisted for prestigious poetry prize and poem featured in The Guardian.

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Events

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School of Night   Next meeting: Wednesday 24th October, 5.30pm, Alumni Room.  Theme: parents.  List of poems to follow.

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Join us in the School of English on 25th October for an evening of poetry and conversation with Denise Riley...

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Join us for a celebration of the life and work of Ken Smith. There will be an exhibition of materials...

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The theme of this year’s Peace Poetry Prize is Food Inequality. All shortlisted entrants will be invited to a celebration...

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