and a round of applause goes to…

anyone who has already visited all the websites in this post. What dedicated writers!

http://www.poetrykit.org/ The Poetry Kit. Events, competitions, courses, poetry and more.

http://www.writeoutloud.net/public/index.php Write Out Loud. I really like its calendar format that allows me to see which readings are taking place on any date and anywhere in the country.

http://www.le.ac.uk/engassoc/publications/bookmarksa.html The English Association Website. Recently produced free downloadable bookmarks on Carol Ann Duffy, Robert Graves, W H Auden, Iris Murdoch, Travel Writing, and others.

http://www.rslit.org/content/audio The Royal Society of Literature. Downloadable podcasts of interviews with writers, plus articles and events.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/writersroom/ BBC Writersroom. Scripts, advice on scriptwriting, interviews with scriptwriters, events, competitions.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/ BBC Arts. The BBC’s schedule for programmes on writing. Also see http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/poetry/outloud/ and http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/romantics/ for audio poems.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books The Guardian’s books page for all things to do with writing.

http://www.nawe.co.uk/ The National Association of Writers in Education. Events, jobs, seriously good articles.

http://www.poemhunter.com/ Poem Hunter. You can find a poem on just about any subject here.

http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/home.do The Poetry Archive. Classic and contemporary poems in print and audio. Fancy hearing Tennyson read ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’?

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/ The U. S. equivalent of The Poetry Archive.

http://www.poetrylibrary.org.uk/ The Poetry Library on the South Bank, London. Poetry magazines to read online, events, competitions. Find out who wrote that line of poetry that is going around in your head.

http://www.spl.org.uk/ The Scottish Poetry Library.

If there are any websites that you think should be here, please mention them in a comment.

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