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Poetry London Launches Complete 24-Year Digital Archive For Institutions

Poetry enthusiasts can now browse and search the complete back catalogue of Poetry London thanks to a new digital archive created in collaboration with archiving experts Exact Editions. Available for institutional subscriptions, the fully-searchable resource will grow with each new issue published and allows for seamless access to a treasure trove of work from emerging and acclaimed poets.

Poetry London has risen from modest beginnings as a listings newsletter into one of the UK’s leading poetry magazines. Published 3 times a year, each issue features poems and reviews from London and far beyond, including work in translation. The title casts its net wide to include the latest from Europe, America and around the world, and Steve Berg, Editor of the American Poetry Review, commented that the title’s “eclectic international editorial vision makes [it] one of the very best, essential poetry magazines in English.”

A comprehensive search function allows readers to dive into digital issues stretching back to 1996 at their leisure, whilst Exact Editions’ intuitive web and app platforms allow users to jump between years and decades at the touch of a button.

Poetry London is available in the Exact Editions institutional shop here:

Institutions: https://institutions.exacteditions.com/poetry-london

Associate Editor Ali Lewis said: “We’re very impressed with the platform’s straightforward reading interface and the archive looks brilliant in this new digital format. Digital subscriptions will be an excellent vehicle for extending Poetry London’s reach far and wide into institutions around the world.”

Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, commented: “The glowing words of approval from prestigious poets speak for themselves; Poetry London is a vital resource for academics and enthusiasts alike and we’re delighted to welcome them to the platform.”

About Poetry London:

Poetry London is an arts charity and leading international poetry magazine where acclaimed contemporary poets share pages with exciting new names. Published three times a year in February, May and September, each issue contains new poetry, incisive reviews and features. Poetry London holds an annual poetry competition and launches each issue with readings from distinguished poet contributors to the magazine.

About Exact Editions:

Exact Editions is a digital publishing company based in London. It is a team of producers, developers and designers that turns periodicals with archives into dynamic, user-friendly digital editions. Exact Editions specialises in digitising content, selling subscriptions and providing streaming solutions across web, iOS and Android platforms. Exact Editions are also the innovators of ‘Reading Rooms’ technology, so publishers can provide streaming, time-limited, access to digital editions.

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