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Brenda Read-Brown is stepping down from her role as Poetry on Loan Co-ordinator.

Sad news about Sue Wilkinson

The Poetry on Loan poetry competition for 2022 is now open for entries. 

Poetry on Loan's current Co-ordinator is stepping down after 14 years in the role, so we need to recruit a new one. An exciting opportunity! See the job advert below for full details.

Arts Council funding granted

Poetry on Loan must wait to hear about funding

Poetry on Loan poetry competition winners announced!

Roger McGough at The Hive, Worcester, 6th October - in person and live-streamed

Don't forget to get your entries in for the 2021 Poetry on Loan poetry competition! 

Could you be the next Young Poet Laureate for Warwickshire?

Poetry on Loan's seventh poetry competition opens for entries on May 4th.

No poetry postcards this year - but instead, a series of postcard-length poems with videos...

A live poetry reading by Imtiaz Dharker - from Warwickshire Libraries and Poetry on Loan, but available online anywhere!

The search for Worcestershire’s Young Poet Laureate 2021 is now on!

Worcestershire’s Young Poet Laureate competition provides a fantastic opportunity for young people across the county to develop and showcase their creative talent. It is open to anyone aged 8-18 years who lives or studies in Worcestershire. Entrants need to submit two poems, one which must be based on this year’s theme ‘adventure’ and another about anything they choose.

Poetry competition results!