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 UK magazine of excellent poetry

Poetry London - another UK magazine of excellent poetry

Four and Twenty - an online journal of short form poetry

Magma - UK. Editors change for each issue

Poetry Review - magazine of the UK Poetry Society

Frogmore Press - well-established UK magazine

The Interpreter's House - excellent UK magazine

Orbis - well-produced poetry

The Cannon's Mouth - magazine run by the Cannon Poets, open to submissions

Ink, Sweat and Tears - online mag

Snakeskin - online mag

Right Hand Pointing - online mag, short poems

Poems in Which - online mag

Angle - annual publication, favours formal work

Oxford Poetry - excellent UK magazine

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.

Forage Poetry forum, a fairly new 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,

Indigo Dreams,

The Poetry Business,


Shoestring Press,

The tall-lighthouse,

Valley Press,

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