The SLAMbassadors Finalists

Judges Joelle Taylor, Bea Colley and Hollie McNish have chosen their six spoken word champions for 2013 – and they invite you to come and watch the poets perform!

Ezra Pound, Imagism and a Poetry Society event…

101 years ago, in the British Museum tea shop, Ezra Pound described his poet-friends H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) and Richard Aldington as imagistes. Now a new event with Don Share (editor of the American magazine Poetry) and Maurice Riordan (editor of Poetry Review) explores Pound’s rules for Imagist poets and whether poets need a new set of guiding principles.

Songs of the sea – lines from young poets

For National Poetry Day 2013, we present a fantastically imaginative selection of water imagery, inspired by the English National Ballet teaser challenge. Young Poets Network is collaborating with ENB to get young poets involved!

Become a SLAMbassador!

The Poetry Society’s fabulous spoken word competition SLAMbassadors wants your poems and raps on the theme of ‘Identity’.