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  • Photos from the Northern Poetry Symposium

    Posted on May 22 2017

    Many thanks to everyone who came along to our Northern Poetry Symposium last week at Sage Gateshead and the PBS Presents Newcastle Poetry Festival showcase with Alice Oswald and Penelope Shuttle. We...

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  • PBS in the Press

    Posted on May 05 2017

    Thanks to David Whetstone at the Journal for this lovely article about the Northern Poetry Symposium and the Poetry Book Society's recent move to Newcastle. Pick up a copy of the...

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  • National Poetry Day 2017 - Get ready!

    Posted on May 01 2017

    This year the theme is Freedom and National Poetry Day will take place on the 28th September! National Poetry Day is an initiative of the Forward Arts Foundation, a charity...

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  • Launching the Northern Poetry Symposium Programme!

    Posted on April 20 2017

    Here's a sneak preview of the Northern Poetry Symposium programme! Come and join us on the 9th May at Sage Gateshead to join the debate.

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  • Hollie McNish Wins Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry

    Posted on March 30 2017

    Congratulations to Hollie McNish on winning the Poetry Society's Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry with Nobody Told Me - Poetry and Parenthood! The prize was awarded last night by...

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  • World Poetry Day

    Posted on March 21 2017

    Happy World Poetry Day!  We're proud to represent so many incredible poets, publishers and translators worldwide. Our recent Choice books have included Trinidadian poet Vahni Capildeo and Hungarian poet George...

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  • Mother's Day Gift Subscriptions

    Posted on March 20 2017

    Looking for the perfect gift for Mother's Day? Why not give the gift of Poetry Book Society membership? Simply add Mother's Day to the notes at the checkout and we'll...

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  • 20% off PBS Membership for Poetry School Students

    Posted on March 17 2017

    We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with The Poetry School, offering all Poetry School students who book a Summer 2017 course an exclusive 20% discount on all categories of...

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  • The Northern Poetry Symposium | 9th May | Sage Gateshead

    Posted on March 10 2017

    To celebrate our first year in Newcastle, the Poetry Book Society presents The Northern Poetry Symposium with Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts at Sage Gateshead. Join us on the 9th of...

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  • Happy International Women's Day

    Posted on March 08 2017

    Happy International Women's Day! We've been celebrating by looking back at the wide range of incredible women's poetry collections in our recent PBS selections. Here are a few highlights:  Spring...

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  • Free Canvas Bag with Charter Membership Orders

    Posted on February 20 2017

    There's only one week left to take advantage of our special February offer! We're giving away one of our beautiful tote bags for #free with every new Charter Membership order...

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  • Valentine's Day Recommendations

    Posted on February 10 2017

    Loved up or love sick? Poetry is the perfect antidote!  For those of you who are lucky in love, why not give your Valentine a gift membership to the Poetry Book...

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  • Poetry Book Society Canvas Bags

    Posted on February 10 2017

    We're really excited to launch our first ever PBS / Inpress Canvas Bag! These elegant limited edition literary tote bags are perfect for transporting your growing PBS poetry collection. Ethically produced,...

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  • Dylan Thomas Prize Longlist 2017

    Posted on February 10 2017

    Great to see so many poets on The Dylan Thomas Prize Longlist this year! The prize is awarded for the best published literary work in the English language, written by...

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  • PBS Spring 2017 Selections

    Posted on January 30 2017

    We're very excited to announce our PBS Spring 2017 Selections! Full PBS Members will receive their copies of the Choice with the Spring Bulletin in late February / early March....

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  • The Winter Bulletin

    Posted on January 26 2017

    The PBS Winter Bulletin is here! Our winter issue is brim full of poems, interviews and reviews from our Winter Choice poet George Szirtes' Mapping the Delta (Bloodaxe), as well...

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  • T.S. Eliot Prize Shortlist

    Posted on January 11 2017

    The T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry has been running since 1993 in honour of T.S. Eliot's memory. This unique and highly sought after prize is awarded annually to the writer...

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  • Costa Prize Winner Announced!

    Posted on January 04 2017

      We're delighted to announce that the PBS Choice Falling Awake by Alice Oswald has been awarded the Costa Book Award for Poetry! PBS members can order copies with 25%...

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  • Merry Christmas from the Poetry Book Society!

    Posted on December 23 2016

    Merry Christmas from the Poetry Book Society from our new home at Inpress in Newcastle! All membership and book orders placed over the Christmas week will be processed first thing in...

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  • Special Offer on Little Island Press Books

    Posted on December 01 2016

    Get the first five books from new publisher Little Island Press for half price with your PBS Membership discount. Normally £130, through a combination of this special offer and your...

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  • Autumn Bulletin is on its way!

    Posted on December 01 2016

    We thank you all for your patience and are delighted to announce that the Autumn Bulletin is in the process of being picked and packed and will be arriving at...

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  • Alice Mullen Joins Inpress as the new Poetry Book Society Manager

    Posted on November 24 2016

    The Poetry Book Society and Inpress are delighted to announce the appointment of Alice Mullen to the role of Poetry Book Society Manager. Alice joins the Poetry Book Society from...

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  • PBS members invited to recommend poets to the Ted Hughes Award

    Posted on November 23 2016

    The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry seeks to recognise excellence in poetry, highlighting outstanding contributions made by poets to our cultural life. The £5,000 prize is donated by...

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