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Poetry on Facebook

  • YouTube

Click: Poets reading poetry.

Updated regularly


  • YouTube

 Click:  Longer clips such as readings and films.

Updated regularly

Click the underlined titles to go to the homepages.


The Black Light Engine Room Press - Facebook

Running as a regular live night since 2010, The Black Light Engine Room Press publishes a Lit Mag of the same name.


Blueprint Poetry Press - Facebook

Jo Colley and Julie Hogg are Blueprint Poetry; a press to showcase work from great poets between full collections. A satisfying slice of poetry.


The Bobolyne Poets - Facebook

'The Bobolyne Poets are a mismatching motley crew of poets, artists, musicians, and performers.' From Brighton. 'Our big nights have always raised funds for people suffering in the ongoing Refugee Crisis, another thing important to us Boboheads.'


Cambridge Literary Review - Facebook

The Cambridge Literary Review magazine of poetry, short fiction, and criticism, published three times a year.

The Craft of Poetry - Facebook

This is a group for sharing your own poetry, paying close attention to techniques and forms, guided by poet and retired Oxford Professor Lucy Newlyn. 



The Emma Press - Facebook


'The Emma Press is a small publisher of beautiful books. We publish poetry, short stories, essays, children's books and translations.' See the video page for recordings of book launches.


Festival Internacional de Poesía de Granada, Nicaragua - Facebook

 Annual International Poetry Festival in Granada, Nicaragua with plenty of interesting videos,  naturally all in Spanish.


Grey Suit: Poem Stream - Facebook

The page is just for poems, which may attract occasional comments. So it is a stream which may easily be recycled by poems previously shown being copied and pasted back in. The stream is a wheel, like the Milky Way – an expanding wheel of verse. 


The Hive: Poetry Collective on KSQD Radio - Facebook


Tune in to KSQD 90.7 FM Sunday 8:00 PM for interviews, discussion, and readings about what's new in the world of poetry. Also find The Hive Poetry Collective podcasts on iTunes, Spotify or anywhere you get your podcasts.



Home Stage - Facebook


Home Stage is a platform for discovering talented creatives. Our mission is to bring folk music and poetry to a new generation, making it accessible to all, through streamed programmes, live events, podcasts, festivals, tours and Zoom discussion groups.

OOIPP fest - Facebook

One-Off Indie Press Festival. 'Hey everyone we are a new festival coming to a zoom near you from 19th-25th July 2021. Featuring showcases from 15 of the best UK indie presses!' Judging by the name it won't be happening again!

Poetry Book Club - Facebook


A friendly place to discuss poetry books we love. What gems have you discovered lately? Have a book that the world needs to know about? Poets - help us find your work!

Poetry Events in UK & Ireland - Facebook

This is a place to share and find information about forthcoming poetry events in the UK & Ireland.


Poetry Film Live - Facebook is an online journal of poetry film and interviews edited by Chaucer Cameron and Helen Dewbery. This group is for people to share posts, comments and videos. 


Poetry Lit Online Reading Series - Facebook

Poetry Lit! is a monthly online reading series for poets from all over the world. Each month we invite 2 featured poets to read their work. After that there's an open mic.


Poetry Screen Group

Facebook group, which aims to inspire and showcase innovative video poetry from young artists.


Poetry Translation Centre - Facebook


'We translate contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia and Latin America to a high literary standard by pairing poets with translators and through our unique poetry translation workshops.'

Poetry UK

A place for your poetry grace. Please upload your favourite poems. Original poetry welcome too. 


The Poets Live - Facebook

'The Poets - Live - A space for Discussions - Podcasts and Facebook Lives on all things creative - poetry and personal.'

Puzzle Hall Poets Live - Facebook

'In normal times Puzzle Hall Poets Live meets once a month, on the first Monday of the month unless that coincides with a Bank Holiday. Guest poet and open mic. During the pandemic online poetry events are being organised.'


Rattle | Facebook

'Rattle is a quarterly print journal featuring a diverse selection of poetry and interviews with poets. We accept submissions year-round. 'The Facebook page  is a good way to link to the weekly Rattlecasts.

The Shuffle - Facebook

'London's changeling poetry series, every last Saturday at The Poetry Cafe. We host The Shuffle on the last Saturday of each month at The Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden. We aim to bring you a dolly-mixture of readers, selected by Shuffle HQ's Jacqueline Saphra, Gale Burns and Amy Key.'


Spoke - Facebook

Spoke is a non-profit organisation looking to raise the profile of spoken word and

provide opportunities for people of all ages and walks of life to experience the world of

spoken word poetry.


Survivor's Poetry Gigs - Facebook

'Survivor's Poetry was created in 1991 to promote the writing of Survivors of mental distress. The regular performance evenings have been going ever since.'


Time to Arrive Open Mic - Facebook

Time to Arrive Open Mic is a weekly Virtual event from 6pm - 8pm central (note USA time).

Share your poetry, prose, music, or dance!

The Verb on BBC Radio 3 Facebook

This group is an unofficial fan page for The Verb, presented by Ian McMillan, on BBC Radio 3.


Woorilla Poetry Prize - Facebook

The Woorilla Poetry Prize was initiated in the1980s by Maria Millers and Louise Rockne, editors at Woorilla Magazine, where it grew to become a celebrated national competition.



Write Out Loud - Facebook

'Write Out Loud is a national hub for poetry - encouraging everybody from still-too-nervous-to-do-open-mic to Nobel Prize winner. News, reviews, discussion and the UK's No.1 poetry gig guide. Write Out Loud exists to encourage people to write poetry, enable them to share their work, whether in local groups or online, and to provide an information hub for all UK poetry organisations and individuals.'


Yiddish Open Mic Café  - Facebook

The Yiddish Open Mic is a monthly event in which anyone with an interest in Yiddish can be sociable and entertained in a receptive and warm environment.

Yorkshire Poetry/Spoken Word Events - Facebook

Putting on a poetry/spoken word gig in Yorkshire? This is a group to share poetry/spoken word open mics, slams, showcases and opportunities and events across Yorkshire, from Hull to Harrogate and Scarborough to Sheffield.

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