The Poetry Archive is a freely accessible, living archive of recordings of contemporary poets and their poetry written in English and read aloud by the poets themselves.

2020 is an extraordinary year! Many people are now isolated from the cultural, community and family networks they are used to. Poetry now is even more important to reflect on the age we live in and to offer inspiration, comfort and the sheer lift-of-spirits which listening to fantastic poetry can bring - let your voice be heard!

April 10th

Competition launches, terms & conditions and FAQ's published.

April 20th

YouTube curation and publications begin, poems are shared.

September 30th

Deadline for entries - competition closes for 2020.

November 9th

Poetry Archive WordView 2020 Collection is launched. We begin planning for WordView 2021!

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