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New Poets Collective

A group of 16 poets pose together (some knelling in front, some standing) next to a large screen with another poet joining the group virtually. They are sitting beding a lit candle, all holding a single sunflower and smiling joyously.
Aicha Thomas

Supporting emerging poets from diverse backgrounds

With support from the TS Eliot Foundation, our New Poets Collective recruits a new cohort of poets every year, helping them to hone their voice.

Take part

Applications are now closed for the New Poets Collective 2023/24

Please do keep an eye out in April 2024 for when we re-open applications for 2024/25.

Get in touch

If you have any queries about the New Poets Collective, or questions about your application, please contact the Creative Engagement Manager (Emerging Artists).