Quarterly Blog: Poetry


October 4th was National Poetry Day 2018, which came at a time of a huge resurgence of poetry writing and consumption in the UK. Poetry book sales have seen a 42% increase over the last 5 years which can only mean that the appreciation of poetry is booming in the UK. Even more encouraging is that the poetry market and poets themselves are diversifying – 1.4 million adults wrote poetry in 2015–16.  In other words, this medium is reaching, and voicing the experiences of an ever-expanding section of society. This has absolutely been reflected in our output … Read More >