Poetry at LBF

  • Poetry at LBF

    As rising sales across the globe have proven, poetry is currently one of the most dynmaic areas of publishing, and at The London Book Fair in 2018, poets can connect with professionals and discuss trends within the industry.  

    Dedicated poetry spaces including the Poetry Collective and Poets' Corner will allow poets and professionals to network with one another at 2018 Fair, alongside our new Poet of the Fair offering, which will celebrate the best of the artform.

  • Poetry Collective

    The Poetry Collective allows poetry publishers, both large and small, to showcase their work to the global audience of publishing professionals that attend the Fair.

    Contact Sales Executive Amy Walker on +44 (0)208 910 7878 if you’d like to be part of the collective!

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    Poets' Corner

    At the Poets' Corner, editors, poets and publishers have the opportunity to mingle at free seminars.

    The Poetry in Motion seminar stream will explore pertinent topics ranging from the recent spike in poetry sales across the globe to the best ways to grow your audience.

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    Poet of the Fair

    New for 2018, we are delighted to welcome a Poet of the Fair who will join us on Wednesday 11 April.

    A full announcement will be made shortly.

    Watch this space for more info!

  • Partners

    We are delighted to partner with Inpress, National Poetry Day and the Poetry Book Society.

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    Inpress is the UK’s specialist in selling books produced by independent publishers. Since 2002, we have worked to support innovative, literary publishers across the UK and Ireland, delivering their fiction, poetry and non-fiction to book lovers worldwide. We bring painstakingly-created, innovative and outside-of-the-mainstream books together in one place so that you can browse, buy and love them, wherever you live.

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    NPD: National Poetry Day 2018 will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018 and the theme is Change. Expect an explosion of activity nationwide, thousands of amazing events across the UK – in schools, libraries, bookshops and hospitals, on buses, trains and boats – all celebrating poetry’s power to bring people together.

     

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    Set up by T S Eliot and friends in 1953 ‘to propagate the art of poetry’, the Poetry Book Society is a unique poetry society, providing information, reviews and discounts on the best contemporary poetry for an international community of readers.

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