Poetry magazines and media
- Aesthetica - A multi-arts magazine, glossy, entertaining. Informative reviews.
- Ambit - Quality old style magazine. Traditional but still full of good and sometimes adventurous material
- Archive of the Now - Electronic and print collection of poetry and text-based work.
- ARTEMISpoetry - (bi-annual journal) publishes women's poetry, reviews, articles from new and established poets (60 pp+)
- Banipal - Required reading for anyone interested in the literature from the Arabic speaking world.
- Blesok - Superb bi-lingual Macedonian / English e-magazine
- Jacket - The most comprehensive, world oriented e-magazine around. Packed with reviews,articles, interviews, features edited by John Tranter.
- Mslexia - "for women who write" -- and for all to read.
- PN Review - Magazine with a firm tradition of articulate reviews and outstanding articles.
- Poetry Directory - Online index featuring a variety of resources including poetry, forums, reviews, criticism, poetry associations and archives.
- Poetry London - International magazine with an impressive editorial policy that includes a very eclectic list of contributors
- Poetry Magazines - The Saison Poetry Library housing the Arts Council collection at Southbank Centre
- Ready Steady Book - "One of the most useful and informative literary blogs I know of." Pierre Joris, poet and translator
- Stride Magazine - The UK's answer to Jacket, very good on reviews, articles,information.
- The Bow Wow Shop - Online poetry magazine edited by Michael Glover - views, reviews, articles and opinions. Always something new to ponder, always worth a visit.
- The Poetry Business - Includes the magazine The North and the publishing house Smith Doorstop.
- The Poetry Foundation - Publisher of Poetry Magazine. Website offers many features and resources, including news, blog, articles, podcasts, links, poetry tours, learning labs and much more.
- The Verb, BBC Radio 3
- Transcript - The only e-magazine reviewing, listing, commenting and giving useful information on a European-wide literary front..
- Wolf Magazine - Progressive, catholic, serious, a new magazine worthy of support edited by James Byrne.
- Amarjit Chandan
- Ann Marie-Glasheen - Translator of At the Edge of Night by Anise Koltz
- Astrid Alben
- Chrissie Gittins - Poet (see Armature) and childrens writer.
- Christopher James
- Clare Pollard's website
- Cliff Forshaw's website
- David Hill - Translator from the Hungarian. See New Order ed. George Szirtes
- Donald Gardner - Poet and translator of Remco Campert's I Dreamed in the Cities at Night
- Guy Mannes-Abbott - Author, journalist, traveller. Introducer to Mourid Barghouti's brilliant Midnight.
- Ivor Cutler - Iconic author and humourist.
- Jackie Wills - Three volumes for Arc. Superb blog, Immensely readable and politically relevant.
- James Sutherland-Smith - Poet (At the Skin Resort) and translator of Scent of the Unseen by Mila Haugova. His readable and very pertinant blog is well worth a visit.
- Jeffrey Wainwright - Carcanet poet from Manchester. Introduction writer to Arjen Duinker's The Sublime Song of a Maybe.
- John Hartley Williams - Full lowdown on this very talented writer, who continues to maintain a real presence on the UK poetry scene.
- John Kinsella - Arc International editor and prolific writer in just about all genres.
- Julia Darling - Supremely generous and talented writer. Poetry (see Arc list), fiction and plays.
- Katherine Gallagher
- Kristiina Ehin - excerpts from as yet unpublished translations of Kristiina Ehin\'s prose and drama
- Krisztina Toth - Leading Hungarian poet featured in the anthology A Fine Line and New Order.
- Linda France - An Arc poet (see You and Her).
- Lisa Appignanesi - Novellist, chronicler and President of English PEN. Introducer to Adel Guemar's State of Emergency
- Lorna Thorpe
- Louis Armand
- Mark Adamo
- Michael Haslam - Arc poet, known nationally for his unique use of the English language. Major project - his trilogy, now completed entitled Music
- Myra Schneider - Writer, editor, poet. Published by Enitharmon. Great evangelist, mentor and workshop leader for poetry.
- Patrick Lane - Canadian author. Novellist and poet, author of Syllable of Stone.
- Razmik Davoyan - Armenian poet
- Regina Derieva - Arc poet, see The Sum Total of Violations
- Richard Berengarten
- Shanta Acharya - Indian author. Poet who constantly helps evangelize by organising readings at Lauderdale House, Highgate. Arc poet, Dreams that Spell the Light.
- Timothy Adès
- Aldeburgh Poetry Festival
- Beverley Literature Festival - Fast becoming a venue to visit. Beautiful old minster town affording some outstanding venues.
- Edinburgh International Book Festival - Biggest and one of the best.
- Ilkley Literature Festival - Welcoming and easy to get to, usually good access. Always includes authors on the circuit.
- King's Lynn Literature Festivals - This Poetry festival may be small, but it is perfectly formed. This is one of the few festivals that gets no help from the public purse but still manages to make a huge impact. A must for anyone interested in hearing poetry and meeting the poets.
- Lancaster Literature Festival - Now with its own dedicated venue, bookshop and year round programme of activity. Always useful to browse the events etc.
- Ledbury Poetry Festival - Ledbury, with its wonderful atmosphere, has got to be the best festival there is. Every year it is full of surprises giving equal weight to poets from UK, Europe and worldwide. Thankfully, always prepared to take risks.
- Poetry International, Rotterdam - International Poetry Festival + online resource
- Rotterdam Annual Poetry International Festival - Beware - you could spend all morning on this site. Inspired.
- Stanza - The big one from Scotland. Eclectic, inclusive, always interesting, good audiences, lovely venues - what more could one ask?
- Anvil Press Poetry - Been going 40 years but still putting out new and innovative material.
- Archipelago Books - Very interesting list. Most books in translation.
- Bloodaxe Books - Top of the range, Consistently catholic and innovatory. Been going now as long as Arc!
- Carcanet - Largest of the independent presses in the U.K. Poets from a very broad spectrum, consistently high quality.
- Enitharmon - Very well established independent publisher. very good poetry list alongside specialist limited edition art books.
- Poetry Wales - Founded in 1965, Poetry Wales is a quarterly magazine with an international reputation for excellent poems, features and reviews from Wales and beyond. Edited by Zoe Skoulding.
- Salt Publishing - Only ten years old, so still considered the new kid on the block. Huge list. Has given first timers a real crack of the whip.
Other literary sites
- Brindin Press - Listings, example poems, fast becoming the best reference for translated texts.
- Diversity (International PEN) - One of a host of PEN sites, hosted in Macedonia. Have a look, you never know what you'll find.
- English Pen - A wealth of vital information for those concerned with the freedom to write and speak against tyranny.
- Exiled Writers Ink - This very necessary organisation aims to facilitate the wider dissemination of work by writers in exile and to ensure they have a platform.
- International Pen - ..... a place where writers from all cultures meet to discuss, debate and communicate. As with English PEN, essential reading, a mine of worldwide information.
- Literature Across Frontiers - European platform for literary exchange and debate - the best organisation dedicated to cross border / boundry / culture integration and co-operation.
- Poetry Library - South Bank Centre - The National Poetry Library. Holds all books of verse published over the last 20 years + many, many more. Also a huge online resource.
- Scottish Poetry Library - Lucky Scotland, lucky Edinburgh. A first class resource both hard copies and on line.
- The Arts Council
- The Poetry Kit - Listings, hints, information and so much more...