The Bristol Poetry Institute is the home of poetry at the University of Bristol. We exist to promote and facilitate the reading, writing, studying and translation of poetry in all its forms.

Clarendon Lectures 2016

Daniel Karlin (near left), Winterstoke Professor of English and founding Director of the BPI, will give this year's Clarendon Lectures at the University of Oxford.

Don Share

This Spring the BPI will welcome Don Share, poet and editor-in-chief of Poetry Magazine. Further details coming soon.

Charles Tomlinson

A symposium in honour of internationally acclaimed poet & long-time  Bristol English Professor, Charles Tomlinson, feat. Michael Schmidt (left) & Peter Robinson.

You Have A Visitor

The Bristol Poetry Institute, in conjunction with Worple Press, launches the debut collection of poetry from William Wootten, Lecturer in Creative Writing (Bristol) and Co-Director of the BPI.