The Verb

The Verb

Radio 3's cabaret of the word, featuring the best poetry, new writing and performance

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The Verb Poetry Book Club - Be in the Audience!

Our next Poetry Book Club recording will take place on Thursday 30th June at Media City, Salford. Our guest will be Jo Shapcott, who will be discussing her award-winning collection 'Of Mutability'.

If you would like a chance to be part of our Poetry Book Club audience and put your question to Jo Shapcott, please email theverb@bbc.co.uk for more details.

Proms Poetry Competition

Proms Poetry Competition

The 2016 Proms Poetry Competition is now open for entries! Joining Ian McMillan as a judge this year is the Scots Makar, Jackie Kay. There are two categories, 12-18 years old and 19 years and over. The winners will be invited along to a Proms Extra event in London on September the 8th. The closing date for entries is midnight on August the 14th. For more information, entry forms, and terms and conditions please see the proms page here.

Discover Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas season

Explore the life, work and legacy of the Welsh poet on the centenary of his birth.

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Explore the BBC Arts website and discover the best of British art and culture.

The Dylan Thomas Collection

Dylan Thomas

Listen to programmes, poetry readings and commentary from Radio 3's Dylan Thomas Day.

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