National Poetry Day celebrated as sales rise 15%

National Poetry Day takes place today (28th September) with the launch of a new BBC poetry and performance festival featuring Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish and Simon Armitage among others. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began, The Bookseller can reveal on National Poetry Day today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kate Tempest celebrates rhyme as poetry sales rise

Poetry book sales are up by 10% as Kate Tempest and John Cooper Clarke help celebrate National Poetry Day. Continue reading at BBC News

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National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

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Gardners and Browns Books to sponsor National Poetry Day

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Motion, Sissay and Duffy picked for National Poetry Day promotion

Works by established poets Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy and Lemn Sissay will be recommended for this year’s National Poetry Day alongside insta-poet Charly Cox and children’s poets Rachel Rooney and Joseph Coelho. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Otter-Barry Books to publish official National Poetry Day anthology

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National Poetry Day reveals 'freedom' competition winners

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Local words to feature in National Poetry Day

Distinctive local words such as "fam" and "to geg in" are to be celebrated in 12 specially-commissioned poems for this year’s National Poetry Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Poetry Day: social media drives 16% sales increase

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