Poetry London is a leading international poetry magazine where acclaimed contemporary poets share pages with exciting new names. Published three times a year in February, May and September, each issue contains new poetry, incisive reviews and features, and a unique listings guide to a wide range of poetry events and resources in London and throughout the UK. Poetry London holds an annual poetry competition and launches each issue with readings from distinguished poet contributors to the magazine.
Issue 80 (Spring 2015) is now available to buy here or from all good bookshops.
The Spring 2015 issue of Poetry London brings together new poems by poets including Matthew Dickman, Sean O’Brien, Annie Freud, Dorothea Lasky, Sam Riviere and Stephen Romer, alongside new translations of Kurt Bartsch and Yin Lichuan, reviews of books including David Harsent’s T.S. Eliot Prize winning Fire Songs, Roddy Lumsden’s Not All Honey, the Collected Poems of Rosemary Tonks, Faber New Poets Declan Ryan and Rachael Allen and an interview with Fleur Adcock.
Poetry London Summer 2015 Launch Reading
4 June 2015, 7pm - Kings Place, London
Join us to launch the Summer 2015 issue of Poetry London. With readings from Phillis Levin, Mark Ford, Denise Riley and Wayne Holloway-Smith.
Tickets cost £4.50 and can be booked here.
Kings Place, Hall Two, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG.
Poetry London Competition 2015 open for entries
Poetry London's 2015 Competition is open for entries, with Glyn Maxwell as this year's judge. The winning poems will be published in the Autumn 2015 issue of the magazine and commendations will be published online.
To find out more, and to enter, please visit our Competition page.