- The journalist and broadcaster Andrew Marr chairs 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. The Prizes are supported by Bookmark, the global content and communications company.
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.