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Poets write about everything!

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U A Fanthorpe

One of the UK's most popular poets, U A Fanthorpe talks about the history of English, "the experienced language", and gives her tips for overcoming writer's block. Find out why she would like to be Jane Austen...
Watch U A Fanthorpe's interview >

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Rachel Smith's tour

Visiting the Poetry Archive feels like browsing through your favourite bookshop and finding that all the books are now...

Take Rachel Smith's tour >

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