Feedback from Dr Robert M Jaggs-Fowler


This is an archive website. To join The Poetry Society, and find out more, please visit the new website.

Membership Benefits

  • You will be part of a 4000 strong Membership in the UK and the rest of the world
  • You will also be part of an organisation, over one hundred years old, with a mission 'to advance the study, use and enjoyment of poetry' (Visit our About Us page for more information on the work of the Society)
  • The Poetry Review - 128 pages of poetry, reviews and comment, 4 issues a year
  • Poetry News - exclusive members' newsletter, members' poems, latest news and articles by leading poets, 4 issues a year 
  • Membership Card - special offers, discounts and prize draws
  • Stanzas - poetry groups near you run by fellow members, exclusive poetry competition 
  • Members' Profiles pages and pics on our website
  • Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry - nominate the most exciting contribution to poetry in the past 12 months
  • Chat to other members on our Facebook and Twitter pages 
  • Advance notice and discounts on all Poetry Society events  
  • Members' Poems pages on our website - from poems sent to Poetry News
  • Hamish Canham Prize - annual prize for best members' poem in Poetry News
  • Monthly E-Bulletins - the latest Society news, discounts, offers, & prize draws - sent to your email
  • National Poetry Competition - free 2nd entry for members
  • Poetry Prescription - a thorough critique of your poetry (discount for members) 
  • Poetry Surgery - 1-1 appraisals with a leading poet (discounts for members) 
  • Members' Bookshelf - promote your poetry collection on our website
  • Latest poetry competition and magazine listings sent free on request