- The journalist and broadcaster Andrew Marr will chair the jury of the 2017 Forward Prizes for Poetry alongside artist Chris Riddell, the scholar Sandeep Parmar and the poets Mona Arshi and Ian Duhig.
National Poetry Day - Thursday September 28 - is a chance for all to enjoy, discover and share a poem, using hashtag #nationalpoetryday.
This year's theme is Freedom. Sign up to learn more.
Forward Arts Foundation is a literary charity that celebrates excellence in poetry and widens its audience.
We do this through National Poetry Day, the Forward Prizes for Poetry and the Forward Book of Poetry. Click here to learn how you can join in.
- Support The Very Quiet Foreign Girls Reading Group. We seek money to fund Shukria Rezaei, an 18-year-old Hazara refugee, to mentor pupils at Oxford Spires Academy, under the supervision of teacher/poet Kate Clanchy. Donate to the cause through Just Giving.