Resources for poets


  • british-irish-poets mailing list: a discussion group focusing on UK and Irish innovative poetries.
  • Caesura – website for the excellent reading series in Edinburgh.
  • – a site hosting information about reading series and small presses based in Cambridge, UK.
  • The Electronic Poetry Center at SUNY, Buffalo – one of the starting points for any seach for innovative poetry on the web.
  • LLPP (Lollipop) – List of Little Press Publications. Listings of new books by UK little presses.
  • The Little Magazines Project at Nottingham Trent University – an ongoing project to provide bibliographies & indexes for a vast range of magazines published since 1945.
  • M E S H W O R K S – The Miami University Archive of Writing in Performance.
  • The Morden Tower – a website for the world-famous poetry venue in the city walls of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
  • The Other Room – experimental poetry in Manchester.
  • – Andrew Duncan’s writings about modern British poetry. The site also hosts some of Duncan’s poetry and an archive of work from Angel Exhaust magazine.
  • The Poetry Kit, an extensive online resource for poets.
  • The Poetry Society – on a mission to advance the study, use and enjoyment of poetry.
  • Robin Purves‘s page at, including essays on Denise Riley, Andrea Brady, J.H. Prynne, Andrew Crozier, The Fall, Tom Raworth, Sean Bonney and others.
  • Readings – response & reactions to poetries, edited by Aodhan McCardle, Stephen Mooney and Piers Hugill.
  • The Scottish Writers’ Centre – a focal point for Scottish Writers and writing.
  • SoundEye – a website for the excellent poetry festival, held every July in Cork, Ireland.
  • Spencer Selby‘s list of experimental poetry/art magazines.
  • Small Press Distribution – the US distributor for more than 500 independent publishers.
  • Text Festival – challenging the boundaries between art and poetry. A programme of events held in Bury, Lancashire, featuring exhibitions, public art commissions, publications and performances by internationally recognised practitioners and newcomers.
  • Vents – news and information about poetry events throughout the UK.
  • Web Del Sol, a Literary Arts Community. Portal to a large number of print and web-based publications, including selections from Sulfur magazine, and much information besides.

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