University of Leeds Poetry Centre

Welcome to our dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement in poetry at the University of Leeds.

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University of Leeds Poetry Centre

Welcome to our dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement in poetry at the University of Leeds.

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University of Leeds Poetry Centre

Welcome to our dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement in poetry at the University of Leeds.

name

University of Leeds Poetry Centre

Welcome to our dynamic hub for research, teaching, and public engagement in poetry at the University of Leeds.

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News

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park has published Flit, a 40th anniversary collection of poems by University of Leeds Professor of Poetry, Simon Armitage.

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Douglas Caster Fellow Vahni Capildeo’s new collection Venus as a Bear is now available from Carcanet. The collection – spanning such diverse...

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We are delighted to announce that Hannah Copley won first prize in this year’s York Literature Festival / YorkMix Poetry...

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The School of English is delighted to welcome award-winning poet Simon Armitage as the University of Leeds' first Professor of Poetry.

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Events

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Poet and critic Professor Stephanie Burt (University of Harvard) will give a public reading and talk 5.30-7.00 pm in the...

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The final School of Night meeting of this year's academic year.  Theme: Food and Drink.

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Join us in celebrating the launch of the Verse Matters anthology, and to hear some of the contributors read. The anthology aims to harness the power of everyday, human stories in times of inequality and xenophobia.

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