The Poetry Archive

Collage of two men and two women in front of microphones, recording their voices.

The Poetry Archive is a not-for-profit organisation that produces, acquires and preserves recordings of poets reading their own work out loud. The charity’s values are expressed in diversity, quality, and free access to poetry. At the core of work is the belief in the profound benefits to be had by hearing a poet’s own oice reading their work and The Poetry Archive augments this experience with video and other interactions with poets.

“Our mission is a unique archive of poets writing in English from around the globe available free for everyone.”