The Poetry Zone

From The Poetry Zone

Resource type: Pupil publishing

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5

Region(s): All of UK

The Poetry Zone website was set up to provide a space where young poets could see their work published and share it with a wider audience. Since it was founded, The Poetry Zone has published more than 30,000 poems by young people from around the English-speaking world.

The website also includes reviews of poetry books, interviews with top children’s poets and tips and ideas for teaching poetry.

Cost: Free

About The Poetry Zone: The Poetry Zone was set up in 1988 by children’s poet and editor Roger Stevens. Roger has written over 40 books for children, including Razzmatazz and Be The Change: Poems to Help You Save the World. He is also a National Poetry Day Ambassador.

Literacy Hive Likes:

  • Poems by other children can be a great source of inspiration, while the prospect of being published can be very motivating.
  • All poems are read and edited by Roger Stevens prior to publication on the website.
  • The Poetry Zone runs regular poetry competitions for young people to take part in.

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