the poetLinks to British Innovative Poetry Sites:
blogs, websites, social media etc of poets or even about poets

This section is organised by the name of the poet, not the website, usually starting if there are several sites with what appears as a major homepage or blog, then more specific or less current sites. I have tried to ensure each poet's name is given as s/he appears to wish it to be presented — please notify me of any errors. I don't generally use academic titles — irrelevant to poetry. Inevitable repetitions of multi-authored sites, and of listings for individuals using more than one name or persona. Note also coverage of Twitter is very patchy — should I include it at all? be more definitive & thorough? Ditto Facebook, though I've begun to check if an individual's feed is aimed specifically at other poets. I have not included blogs that are not open access. indicates a poet who has died. The list ends with sublists of poets represented with pages or profiles in a number of major listings.

As with all the material on this site, please contact me at for any suggestions for additions, or to correct any errors, and, please, any comment or recommendation on my citing of poets' social media. And please note that as on all these lists, a date in italics indicates the last date of fresh material being uploaded to any site; but nonetheless even if it's not live any more, there's interest there. is used to indicate an addition (or major alteration) to the listing. Most recent revision October 12, 2020

Amy Acre

"freelance writer and performer from London. The things I perform are mostly poems, but I also write fiction and ad copy." July 2017 so try or Twitter logo@copyslut "Copywriter/poet. Author of PBS Pamphlet Choice: Where We're Going, We Don't Need Roads Editor @badbettypress"

Astrid Alben

Luke Allan

Poet, publisher and book designer

Rachael Allen Twitter logo

Andrés Anwandter Wikipedia logo

Raymond Antrobus

Spoken Word, Poetry, Education, Literature & Social Commentary

Louis Armand

"totalitarianism makes art into an obscenity, capitalism makes it idiotic. . ." May 2016

Bebrowed's Blog: writing about writing (and reading)

John Armstrong; also his blog Arduity: clarifying difficult poetry

David Ashford

Writer Lecturer Publisher

Marc Atkins

Amy Balog

Writer of Gothic and Literary Fiction and Poetry; Creator of Dark and Surreal Dream Worlds, who also uses a Facebook page, amybalogwriter


Tom Bamford-Blake lives, writes and makes things in Lewes (aka Tom Bamford)

Khairani Barokka

"is a writer, poet and interdisciplinary artist."

Leire Barrera-Medrano

 Twitter logoDr Leire Barrera-Medrano @leirebarrera "Anglo-Spanish aesthete, recent PhD @birkbeck_eh (C19, C20). Cooperative person: Co-organiser @Decadent_Women, co-editor @girasolpress & co-curator @furnacearc"

The McBarrett News

Sally Barrett

Katherine E Bash

"engages aesthetic practice through the peripatetic inquiry of language, physical phenomena and memory; —Their limits, intersections and gaps between. Her inquiry is pursued through experimental field research, studio experiments, collaborations and dialogues, which generate, actively test, and disseminate critical insights; —provoking shifts in perception and perspective. New meanings, New poetries — The breaking of symmetries." an engaging website now active again

Bryony Bates Twitter logo

Where I spit no grass grows ever.

Shaun Belcher

Multimedia Artist; also Poma Arts: Community Arts and Not for Profit arts and literature development

Emma Bennett — Performance, Writing, etc.

People Like Us

Welcome to the only official site for People Like Us and Vicki Bennett, "an influential and pioneering figure in the still growing area of sampling, appropriation and cutting up of found footage and archives"Also her Vimeo site Vicki WFMU

 Small Objects of Desire

is Dzifa Benson's blog where she like "to make something new where there was nothing. This usually means a piece of writing or recital or theatre or connection of some kind. I am fired by art that is socially engaged." including poetry. 2018

Richard Berengarten

(formerly Richard Burns)

Jay Bernard

"I am a writer whose inter-disciplinary practice includes poetry, film and the archives."


David Berridge (very active in field of art writing) 2014

Caroline Bergvall

embittered tog Twitter logo

@tttombbb: "Knife shapes of linnet. Body Work (2018) @sadpresspoetry & Pedicure (2017) @sinewavepeak." is Tom Betteridge

John Bevis

writer + poet + performer

Lisa Jeschke / Lucy Beynon


Lois Blackburn & Philip Davenport

Guy Bigland

"He lives and works in Bath, UK. He is interested in relationships between language and that which it articulates, describes, records, or interprets. He examines the construction of meaning and the role language plays in visual experience." Exploring the fascinating borderlands between Art and Poetry.

Michael Blackburn

ms tamsin blaxter

"this is the homepage of mx tam tristram blaxter, inc. linguistics, poetry, and other bits and pieces. my pronouns are she/her or they/them/their."

Adam Bohman

Emma Bolland

"artist / writer"

Gods of the Plague

Sean Bonney's new blog; note also his old blog abandonedbuildings is now revived

Peckham in furs

Poets and their Cats: links to poetry websites Book Reviews Photos of miffed Cats and slutty Cats Anarchy, Bodily Fluids, Hatred of Boris Johnson and all his ilk, The Bat Plant and other Dark Images. The Black Arts; kitsch images; Black Humour; Against Capitalism; for slackers, Wastrels; Against Dynamic growth; for long-lingering- malingering -cultivation through book reading. Will contain blasphemous images of Jesus. Against religion. March 2015 Sharon Borthwick

Serena Braida


Melanie Branton

Leanne Bridgewater

Poet Maker Artist Writer writer of things

Boxing the Compass

This, That Matt Bryden

victoria adukwei bulley

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Basil Bunting Poetry Centre Sep 2014

Graham Burchell


sean burn

Elizabeth jane Burnett

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

Laura Burns

London based artist working across choreography, poetry and live art practices

Clive Bush

The elegant website of this important figure of the British Poetry Revival and its mutation into more language-centred working

Poems of Séamas Cain

Jen Calleja

Writer of fiction, non-fiction and poetry

Kimberley Campanello

J. R. Carpenter

Digital Literature "The path from A to B is round-about. Guesswork is de rigueur."

Rosie Carrick

Daniela Cascella

and also her writing blog: en abîme: WRITING SOUND :::: BY DANIELA CASCELLA

Anna Cathenka

"is a poet, currently based in Norwich, UK" Also @annacathenka Twitter logo: "Poet | Creative Writing tutor for @outreachUEA & @writerscentre | Shortlisted for the @IvanJuritzPrize as half of @cwpoetics | opinions/metaphors my own"

The lobster barks back

Jonathan Catherall


Sarah Cave

"is a poet, artist, academic and performer from Bristol. She currently lives in a wood in Cornwall." also Twitter logo @campanilecave: "Poet / Practice-based PhD @rhulenglish / Porpoise / 'like fragile clay' 2018 / 'An Arbitrary Line' 2018 @brokensleep / Editor @guillemotpress"; and old blog A Wood of One's Own April 2016

John Cayley

press free press

Sejal Chad, Becky Cremin, Ryan Ormonde & Karen Sandhu

Helen Charman Twitter logo

"Researching c.19 maternity, sacrifice & economics @ahrcpress; teaching @englishunicam; poems forthcoming in @Carcanet New Poetries VII & @OffordRoadBooks"

Kayo Chigonyi

this is yogic

Tom Chivers' blog

Vera Chok

Actor, Writer & Performance Maker; also blog Chok N Notes to Self, & so much more social media further

Paula Claire, Poet, Artist, Oxford

The Paula Claire Archive from Word to Art — International Poet Artists


Just another Word from Lucy Harvest Clarke 2014

Evil Is Nothing

Poems and pictures — and perhaps an occasional comment Jon Clay

Dr Elinor Cleghorn Twitter logo

"Writer; Dr; feminism, film, & med hums. Co-editing @LitmusUK; shortlisted for Fitzcarraldo Editions essay prize 2017; writings at the unwell woman"

Wayne Clements, whose blog is Murifri: Poetry and images by Wayne Clements

Graham Clifford


Not Yet There

an unfolding project "Emma Cocker is a writer-artist"

Jennie Cole

Iris Colomb

Alys Conran

Jennifer CookeTwitter logo

"Theorist; poet; contemporary lit; senior lecturer in English at Loughborough University; beleaguered cat-feeder. Opinions own; RTs just point."

Giovanna Coppola

"Poet and Writer" June 2016

Viv Corringham

British singer and soundscape artist based in New York

Patrick Coyle

an artist working predominantly with performance, writing and sculpture

press free press

Sejal Chad, Becky Cremin, Ryan Ormonde & Karen Sandhu

Tom Crompton. Poetry

Claire Crowther

Return to Default

Poetry / Poetry / Poetry July 2015 James Cummins — but note also on Poetry International Web

Amy Cutler

Geohumanities curator, film-maker, poet, and cultural geographer

santiago's dead wasp

sound poetry and more Matt Dalby

Ailbhe Darcy

on Poetry International Web

Philip Davenport

also arthur+martha: Lois Blackburn & Philip Davenport

Sadie Davidson

Poet, Playwright, and Purveyor of Prose + Facebook page Sadie Davidson — Poet

Then spree

poetry & diary by Nia Davies

Gloria Dawson

Sarah Dawson

"I write, draw, perform, take photos and make books." Also @sarahkdawson Twitter logo

little hammers

is Cole Denyer's poem and art blog, and Cole Denyer his SoundCloud presence

Noèlia Díaz Vicedo

'sóc la llavor que esclata a trenc de mort i s'arbra cega i encesa en l'embat'

Ryan Dobran

his current blog, while Scotograph: Notes, Research, Commentary, Reviews is his old blog 2015

Cait Doherty Twitter logo

"#nowthenorth: writing poems, essays, a phd on the history of C20th aviation exhibitions, poetry editor @salvagedotzone OUR PARTY out here:"; aka Caitlín Doherty

Benjamin Dorey

"Poetry, peregrinations, photographs and ponderings. . ."

Envies the Birds

is Angelina D'Roza's site for her first book of poems (Longbarrow Press, 2016) — mire recent communication on @AngelinaDRoza Twitter logo: "Poet in residence at Bank Street Arts. This too — @enviesthebirds"

graveney marsh

Random jottings on poetry, visual culture, local oddities and the weather Laurie Duggan's blog (now ended on his return to Australia)

angel exhaust

Andrew Duncan's blog (full of information & insight on the non-hegemonic strands of British poetry in the second half of the C20)


Michael Elegan February 2016

Laura Elliott Twitter logo

@lauraYelliott: "Poet, library worker, feminist | co-editor of @paratextual | 'lemon, egg, bread' out now with @TestCentre77:

M / H / D

Daniel Eltringham; what an excellent & pleasing site! All that's happening it appears around Nottingham & Sheffield & much else

Stephen Emmerson

Carrie Etter

Writer, critic, tutor; and also Sudden Prose: Prose Poetry and Short-Short Stories, her blog collecting such things

Rowan Evans

Gareth Farmer Poetry

Clive Fencott at Fencott

Clive Fencott: symbolic activist researcher sound poet ...

Vera Fibisan

"An outline and updates on my research as a PhD student." and links to her poetry

A. Fielden

"writer, theatre maker, artist, and lecturer in Playwriting at the University of Worcester" with blog; also more active as barack odrama  Twitter logo @afielden: writer, director, artist, molecules anglo/korean; also Alzar Saboteuse Fielden (Barack Odrama)

Peter Finch Archive

more than that: not just Peter Finch but under "Writers Advice" on his crucial Heroic Age magazine Second Aeon, and with a lot of [slightly dated] links

Alec Finlay

Ian Hamilton Finlay

also includes Wild Hawthorn Press — The Archive of Ian Hamilton Finlay

Allen Fisher


adrian fisher & luna montenegro aka montenegro fisher

SJ Fowler

Writer & Artist; also organiser & curator & teacher


opting out of the ordinary: books, code, music made by Dominic Fox, and also his old blog, poetix (old content): oh build your ship of death

Jemima Foxtrot

Joey Frances

is a poet living in Manchester, also @joeyfrances Twitter logo: Poetry & (attempted) resistance. Making art with @genericgreeting. Co-organise @peterbarlowscig poetry readings. PhD student at Salford.

Livia Franchini

Ella Frears

Writer. Poet. Visual Artist

Anastasia Freygang

Sharon Gal

Voice Sound Art Performance

Calum Gardner

Ron Geesin

composer, performer, sound architect, interactive designer, broadcaster, writer and lecturer

 daniella valz gen

Daniella Valz Gen's "practice spans installation, text and live performance, both as independent outputs and combined. I propose poetic exchanges that offer an invitation for an intimate encounter with the materials I explore, as a way to expose complex narratives around migration and assimilation." Complex and intriguing work with text and material

Alison Gibb

Touched Base

John Gibbens & Armorel Weston's website has much music from The Children and The Mind Shop, plus Gibbens' poetry

Paul Green

Writer — and so much more, with links also to his complex and haunting audio and visual work. Also his old blog Brother Paul's Archives 2012

RG Gregory

towards a cathedral of ohs... April 2015

Streams of Expression

David Grundy

Martín Gubbins

Chilean experimental poet who was a Writers Forum member at the beginning of the last decade, and founded Foro de Escritores in Santiago, his website hosts his visual poetry, and his SoundCloud site martin.gubbins his sound poetry, + the Writers Forum Basement Readings album 2003

Chris Gutkind

on poetry pf


"narrative, visual, and sound work by Khaled Hakim"

Jake 'The Twister life chose me' Hall Twitter logo @JakeWildHall

"Co-founder of @boomerangLondon, author of Solomon's World (long listed for Saboteur pamphlet of the year) published by @badbettypress" + Facebook

John Hall

shading into ardour

John G.Hall

This Manchester-based reviver of the Beat impetus runs Beatification performance poetry nights and much else

West House Books

Alan Halsey (& some Geraldine Monk)

between plant & ghost

Emma Hammond's main blog (more not listed here — this is very creative blog use) + unicorn hoax her poem blog; try also Mall Poet + Twitter logo @EHwords: "Emma Hammond Poet. . . Storytelling, the Internet, Magic, Folklore."

The Divided Line

Edmund Hardy + Bite the Weeds: Dialectic In Poetry, his blog analysing a wide range of short poetic pieces

arts \ ego

Dylan Harris

Jane Hartshorn Twitter logo

"@jeahartshorn: PhD candidate @unikent. bodily disturbances, excretions & expulsions. pamphlet 'tract' available from @LitmusUK"


the website of Michael Haslam Poet of Foster Clough

Nathan Hassall

Facebook is the best way to see what this interesting poet and editor is up to

Paul Hawkins

"poet, text artist & collaborator sometimes known as Bob Modem &/or haul pawkins." note also Paul Hawkins Poet, archived site archived & Paul Hawkins on Skiddle

Alan Hay Twitter logo

"@alanhay68: Poet but don't look too closely / DJ inasmuch as everyone in Brighton seems to be / NHS administrator for as long as this shit holds up." Also some material on Desperate for Words April 2009

Maura Hazelden

archive of my art work; aka Flo Fflach, with a rich webography including Caerdydd: Past and Presence, writing on/in place; Flo Fflach, which links to other sites linked to her avatar/whatever Flo Flach, especially: searching for words / yn chwilio am geiriau, "words used in a different way to how they already are on flofflach . . . specific projects . . . maybe overlapped . . . makeitupasigoalong"

Caspar Heinemann

"anarcho communist poet // twinky butch mystic // ex-ex-punk // trans as in transitional demand [berlin, mostly] " tumblr blog with links to their writing and visual work

Nicki Heinen

freelance writer

gairnet provides

press of blll. from WN Herbert, a man with many other websites also, eg The Lost Notebook; ReMakar: "In pretty much the way Michael Schumacher makes shoes, so too ReMakar is where Bill Herbert makes res, or 'things,' to use the Latin. Not real things of course, because then you could feel their bumps through the screen, but rather the makie-up things we call stories, tales, fables or fibs."; strawberry duck: "this is based on an old school samizdat litmag thing I did years ago in collaboration with some old school pals. as a way of working or thinking, I've never really stopped doing it. since becoming dundee makar in october 2013, this has become the unofficial makarzine, which is like margarine, but not exactly the same thing." and more

poetry & ideas

is Kris Hemensley's blog — who he? I hear — a very active member of the British as well as the Australian innovative poetry communities through the late 60s and 70s into the 80s (or to present in Australia of course). Kris's take on poetry and ideas always worth hooking onto.

Adrian Henri

Painter/Poet was the most intellectually and artistically aware of the Liverpool Scene poets of the mid to late 60s. An interesting truly popular poetry.

Colin Herd

Poetry & Outside Poetry; also is archived The Devil Reads Poetry (but not the sort you'd think)

Sophie Herxheimer

Jessica Higgins


blog of Steven Hitchins & The Literary Pocket Book

Amanda Holiday

Writer, Artist, and Filmmaker in London, United Kingdom, who explicitly tells us to visit her Facebook page; also Twitter Twitter logo @chispywispy: "films poems art"

Paul Holman

Stewart Home

— radically inauthentic since 1962


"I’m Katy, I read/write/think about poetry & poetics, art, ecology, the Anthropocene, and feminism, amongst other things." says Katy Lewis Hood on her excellent blog; also Katy LH Twitter logo "@katyslh: co-ed @amberflorazine & @cumulusjournal / PhDing on poetics & the anthropocene @QMUL"

Sarah Howe

JD Howse

also dead.elk, his Instagram account

Peter Hughes

basic details on his Oystercatcher Press site


Dimitra Ioannou


Zainab Ismail: "walking by myself down avenues that reek of time to kill" Yes, an insta poet. The medium is irrelevant to the poetry. It's good!

 Mark Jackson

aka mjb poet, artist, and more

juli Jana

keith jarrett

Keith Jarrett's blog

Maria Jastrzębska

"Poetry, patter and politics" from this Anglo-Polish poet, with blog attached, and you might find interesting the blog for her current project Snow Q: Re-imagining the Snow Queen story

Tom Jenks

poetry & criticism

Lisa Jeschke / Lucy Beynon

David Hackbridge Johnson

"I am a composer, performer and writer on music and other topics. Here is where you can find information about my music, performances, recordings, poetry and more!"

Julie Johnstone

"artist, independent curator and publisher"

Chris Jones

"an award-winning poet based in Sheffield, England"

Evan Jones

Twitter logo @EvanPJones : "Canadian poet, author of Paralogues (Carcanet 2012), Cavafy translator. I've published in Agni, Guardian, Malahat Review, PN Review, Poetry Review, TLS."


"heavenly labials in a world of gutturals" is Jonathan Jones's blog + The Sticky Pages Press, his publishing blog 2016

Loma Sylvana Jones

@LomaSylvana: "Poet and coastline enthusiast. Currently a creative writing PhD candidate at the University of Sheffield."

Nathan Jones

media > art

Andrew Jordan

Pierre Joris

+ his big, important blog, Nomadics

Anthony Joseph

The official online hub for the Music and Writings of Anthony Joseph

Petero Kalulé

"I am a Ugandan poet, composer & multi-instrumentalist currently trying to finish a law PhD at QMUL." This supremely talented poet and musician on many social media — Twitter logo: "Petero Kalulé @nkoyenkoyenkoye @QMSchoolofLaw polytropos / "cute but not cute"/ playful / ghost" + SoundCloud + bandcamp + Spotify

Sarah Eliza Kelly

aka Sarah Kelly

Sharon Kivland

+ active Twitter Twitter logo @SharonKivland

Mark Leahy

writer — artist — teacher

Kreider + O'Leary

Kristen Kreider & James O'Leary

Jamie Lee 

of the event Wedding, and the band Money, whose Facebook is also a good place to encounter his poems online

Tom Leonard

appropriately huge site

Militant Esthetix

Esther Leslie & Ben Watson (aka Out To Lunch)

All That Is Solid Melts Into Aargh

Jo Lindsay Walton aka Jow Lindsay (+ more pseudonyms than you've had hot dinners), eg his Tumblr blog & much else, including #Wokesgiving, his 2016 blog on fake news etc

Jazmine Linklater

aka Jazz Linklater

caesura ~ francesca lisette

also Francesca Lisette's astrology site G L I T T E R * O R A C L E "creative, soul-centred astrology for diving into new paradigms."

Rachel Long


Gerry Loose

February 2015 & also Carbeth: the unfinished hut, his Scottish living in the landscape blog

Light Form

Tony Lopez, and his occasional blog Tony Lopez: news, projects, reviews 2016

all-round madman of letters

Adam Lowe

Ed Luker

presents the information, more material on his tumblr blog, dumbflux

all over the grid

singular complayntes set in lethal contradiction, the dialectics of plaice, geographic gyna-fascism, failed love poems, gamelan metaphysics, the whole human geography of song. Joe Luna

Alice Lyons

Poems for Sale

synchronicities, findings, poetry Chris McCabe's blog

Karen McCarthy Woolf

Amy McCauley


"Poet-psychogeographer" Niall McDevitt's blog, with details of his fascinating events

Writing On the Liminal Line

Exploring the borderlands of writing; the weird, the wonderful, the plain disturbing Lesley McKenna October 2014

Luke McMullan

"I am a scholar, poet, and translator based in New York. My scholarly work is on the history of philology." And now based also in London

Alice Maddicott

Harry Man

Peter Manson

eocene press

poetry and updates from matt martin

her moth

is Mira Mattar's tumblr blog, very strong, lively and interesting — go there now! also mira @_her_moth_  Twitter logo: "'what kind of beast would turn its life into words?' – adrienne rich south east london"

Paul Matthews

Political Animals

New Feminist Cinema 2016, but So Mayer's (aka Sophie Mayer's) current activity on Twitter Twitter logo as @tr0ublemayer "Poet, film activist. Gender non-aligned. She/her or they/them. Working @fffilmmaking @clubdesfemmes. New writing @litmusUK &" also Sophie Mayer 2015 and Delirium's Library, her old book blog November 2013

María Mencía

People Like Us

Welcome to the only official site for People Like Us and Vicki Bennett, "an influential and pioneering figure in the still growing area of sampling, appropriation and cutting up of found footage and archives" Also her Vimeo site Vicki WFMU


In celebration of Linus Slug/Tommy Peeps/all things Mendoza, a celebration about & for not by the multi-named Linus Slug/Tommy Peeps/Mendoza — should be more delightful celebratory things like this, and few more deserved!

Urban Anxieties

"the blog of David Miller, a Teacher Training Instructor currently living in Daejeon, South Korea. The website was initially set up to focus on work completed during a period of research, but over time the writing has become much broader in scope and ambition(s)" Urban geography meets poetry, eg with sequence of long postings on Allen Fisher's SPUTTOR

hardPressed poetry

A blog from Catherine Walsh and Billy Mills "We publish and distribute poetry that you won't often find in your local bookshop."

The Institute for Electric Crinolines

art. poetics. life. concept. noise. performance. is Drew Milne & Redell Olsen's blog; still of interest his older website, Parataxis

 Mark Jackson

aka mjb poet, artist, and more

 Jess Mockridge

"I'm an artist and writer (Cape Town) living in London. I work with print, performance, sound and moving image. I'm interested in the power dynamics of media in relation to the body and a politics of listening; a feminist ear that can also be an eye, skin or fist. I am co-editor of PaperWork", Fascinating material (I think I encountered this site first when it was not fully functioning, and was nonplussed — now bowled over!)

West House Books

Alan Halsey (& some Geraldine Monk)


adrian fisher & luna montenegro aka montenegro fisher


Fiona Moore

Helen Moore

ecopoet, socially engaged artist & outdoor educator, with some excellent poetry films


Welcome to the Website Dedicated to Scotland's Greatest Poet, and also Edwin Morgan Archive

Katy Wareham Morris

Mother. Wife. Teacher. Writer. Feminist

Sharon Morris on poetry pf

Alan Morrison

Permanent Positions

"About Iain Morrison, poet and writer, Edinburgh, Scotland positioning within various creative communities frames of reference I'm operating within things i'm thinking through links to projects I or my friends/collaborators are working on occasional posts of writing/film/output"

Published poems

John Alwyine-Mosely

Eric Mottram

"There's nothing more exciting than something you don't know!" is John Whiting's site coming from the 2015 Eric Mottram Memorial Conference. With lots of AV material

Opal Louis Nations

Opal L Nations January 2015

Camilla Nelson


visual. minimal. arts n spirituality. Stephen Nelson

Dana Alice Niamh

"poem.snacks" is Ms Niamh's (though that's possibly not her surname I do realise) poetry blog, and is a fine specimen (like her cat)

Tamarin Norwood 2016

The Life and Works of Jeff Nuttall

Wanda O'Connor

Intermedia "Writer — Researcher — Teacher"

Gboyega Odubanjo

his page on (In)Space, "a collective of young, black British, male creatives, who aim to take their work into new spaces and simultaneously attract new audiences into them." Also his Vimeo channel.

Kreider + O'Leary

Kristen Kreider & James O'Leary


writing. poetics. performance. art Redell Olsen; also The Institute for Electric Crinolines: art. poetics. life. concept. noise. performance., Drew Milne & Redell Olsen's blog


poetic practice journal Ryan Ormonde; see also press free press: Sejal Chad, Becky Cremin, Ryan Ormonde & Karen Sandhu

Militant Esthetix

Esther Leslie & Ben Watson (aka Out To Lunch)


Lars Palm

Daniele Pantano

poet . translator . artist .

Astra Papachristodoulou


brickstack blockstack

poetry by Steve Parker

Mary Paterson's blog

black & white & read all over


Brian Patten was the most poetically talented of the most famous threesome of the Liverpool Scene poets. He helped change things: a true British Beat poet.

Christian Patracchini

Curiously Strong

Ian Patterson's blog Dec 2014


In celebration of Linus Slug/Tommy Peeps/all things Mendoza, a celebration about & for not by the multi-named Linus Slug/Tommy Peeps/Mendoza — should be more delightful celebratory things like this, though maybe few more deserved!

Eleanor Perry  Twitter logo

Poet. Assistant Lecturer at University of Kent. Editor of @datableedzine. (aka Nell Perry)

Rebecca Perry 2016

Holly Pester

sound poetry, performance texts and writing; also la peste Twitter logo @hollypesty: "poetry_ prawns ?????? _very unprofessional"

Michael Peverett

"Not even not wrong"

Heather Phillipson

"works across video, sculpture, drawing, music, text and live events" Gripping griping art, gripping griping poetry.

Great Works

information & poems scattered on Peter Philpott's website

 Poetry Illustrated

"Illustrated poetry quotations. You can also submit your own for consideration." Very enjoyable. But I've lost the name who did this! April 2019

Simon Pomery

text-sound maker; also music as Blood Music on SoundCloud and & Facebook

Mischa Foster Poole

all deciduous things

Jody Porter // semi-defunct blog Poetry editor of the Morning Star · Attempted poet · Stoke Newington née Essex

Claire Potter

Pratyusha Twitter logo

literature student; reading palm trees/ palm lines/ partitions/ prophecies &c. • poetry pamphlet Night Waters @ZarfPoetry • poetry ed @amberflorazine

Frances Presley

Gareth Prior

Poet and compulsive reader

a Richard Price webspace


Meryl Pugh skulking, writing, thinking, but mostly skulking

The Bibliography of J.H. Prynne

"Works by and about the poet", Nate Dorward's original list, now maintained by Michael Tencer. A great fountain of very strong waters. I am proud to say Great Works (first page of the first issue of the original magazine) is cited.

Native Tototro

Sonia Quintero

Chantilly Cream

is Ariadne Radi Cor's most pleasant website,with her graphic work, her poems, and lots of interesting audio and video.

Sociopathetic Semaphores

Nat Raha, also her photos on flickr

Nisha Ramayya

elaine randell Twitter logo


Silje Ree

"Poet" in fact interesting cross-lingual Norwegian poet studying in UK

Eleanor Rees


April Eye

Peter Riley's Website

Zeitgeist Spam

John Bloomberg-Rissman's blog


Sam Riviere

smudgy like on television

Sophie Robinson's blog February 2014

Stephen Rodefer

site hosted & upkept by Peter Manson

Paul Rossiter

useful page on his Isobar Press website

Daniel Rourke

portfolio of writing and art and other things


Mike Ruddick September 2016

mumswet (popular poet alison rumfitt) Twitter logo

@alisonzone: "'there is a recreation of you in me.'" • lesbian, trans woman, poet • debut pamphlet The T(y)ranny out from @ZarfPoetry • writing a book about worms and trauma" & you can buy Alison Rumfitt a coffee on Ko-fi

David Rushmer

Culture Court

Lawrence Russell's site has all sorts of interesting weird shit

Mark Russell


miffy ryan

Live art and Maternal aesthetics from Miffy Ryan July 21, 2016


A Writer from the South-West Julie Sampson

digressions and hiccups

handmade books & poetry from Karen Sandhu May 2014; see also press free press: Sejal Chad, Becky Cremin, Ryan Ormonde & Karen Sandhu

Jaya Savige

 Twitter logo @jaya_savige: "Poet, editor, academic, prosurfer manqué | Poetry ed @australian | Head of Creative Writing @NCHLondon | Deracinated antipodean"

ana seferovic

Ana Seferović

Sophie Seita

Into the Labyrinth

Gavin Selerie interviewed by Andrew Duncan (formerly posted on the Shearsman site, now available from The Argotist Online as an ebook/pdf). Only major online material on/by this delightful poet, though also see his essay and other material on the Glasfryn Project website, "Ekphrasis and Beyond: Visual Art in Poetry"

Aidan Semmens

Azad Ashim Sharma Twitter logo

"@modernistmughal: Poet (1st book out now via Barque Press). Community Storyteller for @IdeasHub_ and I also publish books @the87press views my own."

Robert Sheppard

a homepage on Weebly, but also Pages: a blogzine of investigative, exploratory, avant-garde, innovative poetry and poetics edited by Robert Sheppard

 Edward Shipsey

is an improvising musician who helps organise the Different people doing different things together and (with Paul Ingram) Hard Work event series; fascinating SoundCloud listing

Jeffrey Side March 2016

Poetry and stuff

Hannah Silva

playwright, poet & performer

Iain Sinclair

Official Unofficial Website (Sanctioned by Author), run by Daniele Croci & Ben

Richard Skelton

Zoë Skoulding 2013?

Marcus Slease

(aka JJ Mars), but more his blog, Never Mind the Beasts "A website and blog of the writer Marcus Slease exploring nomadic surrealism. Marcus Slease is a (mostly) absurdist, fabulist, and surrealist writer from Portadown, N. Ireland." and its Facebook page Never Mind the Beasts

m / m

is Maria Sledmere's full and fascinating website, linking also to various zines; also her try her tumblr blog cherry melancholia and Twitter logo Maria Sledmere: "@mariaxrose Anthropocene-dj-in-training???? PhD candidate at @UofGlasgow & music critic /// A+E Collective | @SPAMzine | @GildedDirt |@GoldFlakePaint"


In celebration of Linus Slug/Tommy Peeps/all things Mendoza, a celebration about & for not by the multi-named Linus Slug/Tommy Peeps/Mendoza — should be more delightful celebratory things like this, though maybe few more deserved!

 Matthew M C Smith

Twitter logo@MatthewMCSmith : "Editor of Black Bough, winner of RS Thomas poetry prize @GwylCybi . PhD Robert Graves. From Swansea Debut 'Origin: 21 poems' on Amazon."

WPR Recording Session: Martin Corless-Smith

on YouTube, reading his entire 2015 collection, Bitter Green

Irene Solá

and on vimeo also

Saradha Soobrayen

Creative Activist Working with communities & academics, artists & campaigners on human rights & forced displacement

Carlos Soto Román

Itch Away

John Sparrow October 2013

Steve Spence Poetry

Chloe Spicer Twitter logo

@ChloeSpicerArt: "Bookish Artist & Library Curator runs Library Raves, Edible Books, Book Art Hat Workshops & @Object Book for Multi Sensory Accessibility for The Book"

David Spittle


Two Torn Halves

Verity Spott. Poet.

Martha Sprackland

sector habits

Andy Spragg

Ruth Stacy poet

Martin Stannard


A daily-ish poem sequence, sequel to Issue September 2007 from Rob Stanton + even Issue: A daily (or daily-ish) poem sequence. October 2003

Grinking in the Draveyard

David Steans is an artist and writer based in Leeds, UK

A Fiery Flying Roule

to all the inhabitants of the earth; specially to the rich ones is Eirik Steinhoff's Tumblr blog,which though USA based has close links with politically radical poetry in Britain

Corrupted Poetry

A day that you happen to know: Nic Stringer

Agnieszka Studzinska

Poetry & Words

Janet Sutherland

Eyewear, the Blog

Poetry, Politics, Provocation and Popular Culture Since 2005, from Todd Swift

Rebecca Tamás

Occult poetic entity. On Twitter Twitter logo

Alice Tarbuck

Andrew Taylor Poetry

Nottingham based poet and co-editor of erbacce, erbacce-press and M58

trombone poetry

Paul Taylor

Shirin Twitter logo

@shteifouri: "'In love with the art of madness'" is Shirin Teifouri


Poet, poetry translator, and neurologist, is Virna Teixeira's Gravatar profile

Fiona Templeton 2013

"poet & performance maker" new website for this important figure in poetry and performance

Veronica Forrest-Thomson

A Retrospective: a special online retrospective (edited etc by Sara Crangle, for the Kenyon Review) of a selection of Veronica Forrest-Thomson's poetry as well as six of the papers presented at the 2008 symposium, co-hosted by Christ's College, Cambridge, and the Centre for Modernist Studies at the University of Sussex, on the work of Veronica Forrest-Thomson

vala thorodds

aka Valgerður þóroddsdóttir

Nick Thurston

experimental artists' books

Jessica Tillings

"poet & artist based in Glasgow. She co-chairs the Edge Hill University's gender & sexuality research group GenSex & until recently managed the interdisciplinary performance series Reverb, which she founded."

Chris Torrance

given a page on Anne Bryan's Strange-Attractor website

Sara Torres

Vilde Valerie (Bjerke Torset)

Vilde Valerie Bjerke Torset "is a spanish norwegian poet, actor and artist based in LONDON"

Lydia's Blog: poetry and stuff

Lydia Towsey's blog January 2016

John Tranter

and also Tranter's Journal: "Marcel Proust's favourite orchid: the cattleya"

Claire Trévien

"an Anglo-Breton author" — with other websites for other roles: Claire Trévien: Cultural Historian and Trevién: Creative Content that Converts

You've Got Something Really Right

Florence Uniacke

Jack Underwood Twitter logo

Lawrence Upton

independent artist and scholar

Touched Base

John Gibbens & Armorel Weston's website has much music from The Children and The Mind Shop, plus Gibbens' poetry

Ryan Van Winkle

Xavier Velastin

"sound design & composition for the stage" declares the Wixsite of this Anglo-Chilean sound artist and mediated poet; also available on YouTube, vimeo and as XVelastín @xaviervelastinsound


useful models for experiments related to thoracic or lumbar structures from Juha Virtanen January 2013

Salomé Voegelin

"is an artist and writer engaged in listening as a socio-political practice of sound"

Emmanuelle Waeckerlé

Waidner, Writer

"is Isabel Waidner's website(March 2017) but there's more currency with @isabelwaidner Twitter logo: "Writer. Really gay. Gaudy Bauble (2017). Liberating the Canon (ed, 2018). Lecturer at Roehampton Uni, London." + influential writer and editor concerned with literature and gender"

Kate Wakeling


The Beast of Manchester Poetry. A site for discussion of all things related to poetry, religion, life in general. from Steven Waling March 2015

Nathan Walker action poetry

"performance artist and poet"

hardPressed poetry

A blog from Catherine Walsh and Billy Mills: "We publish and distribute poetry that you won't often find in your local bookshop."

All That Is Solid Melts Into Aargh

Jo Lindsay Walton aka Jow Lindsay (+ more pseudonyms than you've had hot dinners), eg his Tumblr blog & much else, including #Wokesgiving, his 2016 blog on fake news etc

Evie Ward

william watkin's blog (since 2003)

Philosophical journalism, biopolitical comment; philosophy of the news basically. from William Watkins

Militant Esthetix

Esther Leslie & Ben Watson (aka Out To Lunch)

Stephen Watts on poetry pf

feeding | the | b e a r

malfunctioning < a / p o e t r y / > the fragments: a series — Tom Watts' poetry blog; also The End of Everything Soft and Kind... ... and the Start of Hard Times To Come: Teacher / poet / idiot.

John Welch June 2012

Home'Baked Books

Mike Weller's self-publishing; and linguistically innovative €#*@$?! is his blog

J.T. Welsch

writer & academic

Matthew Welton Twitter logo

Making music out of words. Writing lecturer at University of Nottingham.

Charles Whalley

poetry critic


Local Asshole Now Local Asshole With Blog: The Twisted Brain Wrong of a One-Off Man-Mental November 2016 David Wheatley's blog

Karen Whiteson

Renscombe Press

Poems, texts and recordings by James Wilkes; and note also the Vox Lab blog of his poetry residency at UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience May 2013

Steve Willey Sep 2016

Chrissy Williams

Writer | Editor | Tutor | Poetry | Comics | Bears; and also Needs a Title, Purpose: Mostly poetry, some comics, the occasional dog June 2016 her Tumblr blog

Eley Williams

and also Giant Rat of Sumatra, her blog

Sally-Shakti Willow

Writing Utopia Now

Trevor Winkfield

Best place to find out about him as writer is this Tribute on the Poetry Society of America website, "A Painter Among Poets: Trevor Winkfield", much of which is from an interview with Miles Champion

Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese

Cliff Yates

Poet & Tutor

Jane Yeh


Tamar Yoseloff

Invective Against Swans

zhawi or mamoyobornfree

Belinda Zhawi: "i write what i like ~ ica associate poet 2016/17 ~ quick writes series"

Notes from a Room

some wonderful prose: but whose? I do not know. Do you?

Poets included in Poetry International Web under United Kingdom or Ireland (or both), who might be called writers of Innovative Poetry:

Sascha Aurora Akhtar
Elisabeth Bletsoe
James Byrne
Kimberly Campanello
Vahni Capildeo
Ciaran Carson
Kayo Chingonyi
James Cummins
Ailbhe Darcy
Roy Fisher
Alan Halsey
Lee Harwood
WN Herbert
Sarah Howe
Anthony Joseph
Trevor Joyce
Fran Lock
Harry Man
Chris McCabe
Karen McCarthy Woolf
Kei Miller
Adrian Mitchell
David Morley
Alice Oswald
Mario Petrucci
Frances Presley
Richard Price
Denise Riley
Peter Riley
Sam Riviere
Maurice Scully
Jane Yeh

Poets included in Poetry p f who might be called writers of Innovative Poetry:

Linda Black
Graham Clifford
Claire Crowther
Martyn Crucefix
Chris Gutkind
Chris Hardy
David Miller
Sharon Morris
Andrew Nightingale
Janet Sutherland
Todd Swift
Siriol Troup
Stephen Watts

Poets included in Poetry Foundation ebsite who might be called writers of British (or Irish) Innovative Poetry:

Caroline Bergvall
Basil Bunting
James Byrne
Vahni Capildeo
Cíaran Carson
Bob Cobbing
Fred D'Aguiar
Ailbhe Darcy
Roy Fisher
Mark Ford
W. S. Graham
Oli Hazzard
Adrian Henri
W. N. Herbert
David Jones
R. F. Langley
Christopher Logue
Alice Lyons
Roger McGough
Christopher Middleton
Nicholas Moore
Edwin Morgan
Eric Mottram
Alice Oswald
Tom Pickard
Heather Phillipson
Tom Raworth
Denise Riley
Lynette Roberts
Saradha Soobrayen
Todd Swift
Veronica Forrest-Thomson
Rosemary Tonks

Poets included in The Poetry Archive website who might be called writers of British (or Irish) Innovative Poetry:

Basil Bunting
Alison Croggon
Ciaran Carson
Claire Crowther
Vahni Capildeo
Mark Ford
Roy Fisher
S J Fowler
Harry Guest
W S Graham
Adrian Henri
Anthony Howell
Kris Hemensley
Lee Harwood
Oli Hazzard
W N Herbert
Anthony Joseph
Christopher Logue
Hannah Lowe
R F Langley
Tom Leonard
Adrian Mitchell
Chris McCabe
Edwin Morgan
Hugh MacDiarmid
Kei Miller
Lorine Niedecker
Alice Oswald
Brian Patten
Heather Phillipson
Richard Price
Denise Riley
Tom Raworth
William Carlos Williams
Jane Yeh


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