Welcome to Free Verse: The Poetry Book Fair!


Free Verse is an all-day bazaar, market, library, meeting place, performance venue, information resource and more. Celebrating the vitality of contemporary poetry in the UK, publishers both large and small, both experimental and traditional, display and sell their work direct to the public.

This year's Free Verse: Poetry Book Fair will take place on
Saturday 30th September 2017
at Conway Hall in London!
Click here if you would like to be an exhibitor!

Please come back soon for more details!



We're delighted to announce this year's competition, with Special Guest Judge Daljit Nagra! The winner will get £500 and have a reading at this year's Poetry Book Fair - find out everything you need to enter by clicking here!



If you'd like to support us, then one of the easiest ways you can do so is by buying a copy of our Poetry Almanac - an essential guide to this year's Poetry Publishers, with articles about poetry publishing, over 115 pages of contemporary poems (each from a different publisher), and listings for 190 UK poetry publishers and organisations! Find out more and order a copy here!


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