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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                     image by Jacqueline Bishop For those of you who couldn’t make yesterday evening’s online event to launch Stand...

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For those of you who couldn’t make Songs We Learn from Trees, the Ethiopian poetry event on May 9th which...

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Congratulations to former Douglas Caster Poetry Fellow (2019-2021) Zaffar Kunial who is the recipient of a 2022 Windham-Campbell Prize of...

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The winner of the first Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust staff poetry competition was announced by Simon Armitage, Poet Laureate...

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Events

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                                            ‘Babylon 29’ by Jacqueline Bishop   The University of Leeds Poetry Centre is delighted to be able to host...

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Join us for a reading by the poets Kebedech TEKLEAB, Mihret KEBEDE, Misrak TEREFE, Hama TUMA, Bedilu WAKJIRA and Alemu...

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Join us for the launch of the second Brotherton Poetry Prize anthology published by Carcanet on Monday 25 April at...

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The University of Leeds Poetry Centre and the School of English  are collaborating with Nanyang Technological University Singapore on ‘Ecoimaginings...

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