Thursday October 8 2015 is National Poetry Day: a mass celebration of all things poetical.
Events and activities, many on the theme of Light, will be taking place across the nation and on the BBC to mark our 21st birthday.
Fancy joining in by discovering a poem and sharing it? Learn how, here.
On #nationalpoetryday, see the world through a poet's eyes.
Be part of the National Poetry Day action and speak, think, act, love, live and dream “like a poet” as Thursday 8 October approaches.
Downloads of posters, wallpapers (for mobiles, tablets and laptops), as well as films are available here.
The Forward Prizes 2015 have been awarded.
Claudia Rankine won the Best Collection prize for Citizen: An American Lyric, Mona Arshi's Small Hands won the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection and Claire Harman Best Single Poem for "The Mighty Hudson".
Claudia Rankine accepts the Forward Prize for Best Collection
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.