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Poems to share
The Betjeman Poetry Prize
The Betjeman Poetry Prize is a national poetry competition for young people aged 10-13. We fund poet visits to schools, send teachers on creative writing courses and run a poetry camp for our finalists. Our annual prize giving is held on National Poetry Day at St Pancras Station, London.
The Emma Press
The Emma Press is a small, independent publisher based in Birmingham. We publish a mix of themed poetry anthologies and pamphlets, and have recently started publishing poetry books for children.