An Interview with Roger Bloor, winner of the Poetry London Clore Prize 2019

Well, this will be fun, I think! I’d like to start off by congratulating you again on your triumph – well done! I know the judge, Sasha Dugdale, was impressed by the winners, and it’s exciting that we’ll be publishing your winning poem in Poetry London. I’d like to know more about Molly Leigh, the subject of your poem, who was accused of witchcraft in the seventeenth century. What is it about her story that captured your attention?

Autumn 2019 Launch Readings at Kings Place

Wednesday 23 October, 7pm The very special launch of the Autumn issue of Poetry London features live readings from Lucy Mercer, Mona Arshi, Clore Prize judge Sasha Dugdale and the three winners of the 2019 Prize, …

How to master the art of poetry submissions

1. Here’s the headline: read the magazine you’re submitting to, before you decide to submit. You’ll get a sense of where your poems will best fit, and you’ll have an …

Summer 2019 Readings at Kings Place

Wednesday 12 June – 7pm The launch of the Summer issue of Poetry London features live readings from Timothy Donnelly, Karen McCarthy-Woolf, Abigail Parry and Jack Underwood. The evening will …

Poetry London Mentoring Scheme

Poetry London is pleased to announce the second year of its mentoring scheme, offering the chance for three talented poets to receive 1 year of free one-to-one mentoring from leading …

Drinks with Dead Poets – 25 March 2018

It’s the autumn term: tutoring students in poetry in a mysterious village, Glyn’s world is transformed by the arrival of Keats in a country lane; Emily Dickinson and other poets …

New Magazine and Subscription Pricing

As you’ll probably know by now, we have developed a new design for the magazine to ensure the quality of its content is matched by the all-round attractiveness of its …

Poetry London Mentoring Scheme 2017

Visit the 2018 mentoring page for the latest news. Poetry London is excited to announce the successful poets chosen to take part in our inaugural poetry mentoring scheme, generously funded …