Links

Poetry competitions
We can't list every poetry competition here, but the good news is, there's no need to - these sites do it for us:

Poetrykit.com thorough listing of current UK (and many other English-language) Poetry Competitions with links to each competition's site.

Prizemagic.com - Idiosyncratically-written but comprehensive listing of current UK (and many other English-language) Poetry Competitions, ongoing, then in deadline order with links to each competition's site.


Submissions
Duotrope.com -  an award-winning, free writers' resource listing over 3400 current Fiction and Poetry publications, with a free Submissions Tracker for your own work. Highly recommended.


Networks
WriteOutLoud.net - useful resource for (especially performance) poets in the UK. Create a poet's profile of yourself and your work, list your events, catch up on poetry news and competitions, join discussion forums.

National Association of Writers in Education - supports the development of creative writing of all genres and in educational and community settings throughout the UK. Professional directory, handy eBulletin with opportunities, courses, events.

Resources
BBC's On This Day - day by day listings of main world news headlines on this day in recent years