providing a showcase for the best

in contemporary British

and international poetry



Where to read poetry:

The Poetry Archive  - Poets reading their own poetry

Poetry Foundation - A US site with plenty of poems and articles about poets and poetry

The Rialto - a magazine of excellent poetry

Poetry London - another magazine of excellent poetry

Four and Twenty - an online journal of short form poetry

Where to write poetry:

Poets' Graves Contemporary Poetry Forum  - The best British poetry forum.

After Literature, a poetry forum with portfolios for each poet. Submit poems to join the forum.

Poetry Circle, another good poetry forum.

Wild poetry forum, a very friendly US forum with a wide range of abilities, now limiting its membership.

Small presses:

Arrowhead Press,

Cinnamon Press,

Happenstance Press,

Pighog Press,

The Poetry Business,


Shoestring Press,

The tall-lighthouse,

Templar Poetry,

The Waywiser Press,


Reviewers and digests of poetry magazines:


NewPages, details and reviews of independent publishing

Duotrope, listings of poetry magazines

Sabotage reviews, reviews of pamphlets, small presses, magazines