The Roehampton Poetry Centre

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The Roehampton Poetry Centre takes its place at the forefront of the UK poetry scene, offering prizes, readings, master-classes, research and exchange opportunities, and is the home of the international print quarterly, Poem magazine. The Centre enriches the University’s learning and research environment at the same time as making a real contribution to practice, both nationally and internationally, beyond the academy. Professor Fiona Sampson is Director of the Poetry Centre. Its Chair is Professor David Harsent. Dr Amy Waite is the Centre’s Post-doctoral Research Fellow and Manager.

Funded PhD studentships are offered through the TECHNE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership consortium. For further information please visit the TECHNE website and send expressions of interest to



Poem magazine, a 128pp. quarterly print journal with an international specialism, is published by Taylor & Francis. Our distinguished international editorial board can be found here.

  • The latest issue can be found here
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Visiting Research Fellowships

Current projects

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Roehampton Poetry Prize

Robert Graves Poetry Prize

Robert Graves Prize Previous Winners