"Devotedly, unostentatiously, Carcanet has evolved into a poetry publisher whose independence of mind and largeness of heart have made everyone who cares about literature feel increasingly admiring and grateful." Andrew Motion
In 2020, Manchester Metropolitan University will open the North West’s first public poetry library. The mission of Manchester Poetry Library is to widen access to poetry and to support the creation and performance of new writing at every level from primary school to professional publication.
The National Poetry Library is the largest public collection of modern poetry in the world and is free to visit. It is located in Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre in London and are open to the public for poetry-related study six days a week.
"The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience."
"Using state-of the-art technology, the Poetry Archive restores poetry to its roots. It preserves for future generations uniquely valuable voices which might otherwise be lost. And it will re-energise, enliven and enhance the teaching of poetry at all levels." (from: http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/aboutus.do)