- Shortlists announced for the Forward Prizes for Poetry. The 26th annual Forward Prizes will be awarded on 21 September 2016 at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre.
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.
- The Forward Prizes for Poetry and the annual Forward Book of Poetry are generously sponsored by Bookmark, the global content and communications company.