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9 invigorating literary quotes to make you feel optimistic about the new year

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    5 lessons in confidence from a spoken word poet

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5 beautiful poems to read when you need a good cry

Moving poetry selected by women including Judi Dench, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Elena Ferrante.

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Autumn reads, breakout poetry and non-fiction books everyone will be talking about

October’s books are an unmissable mix of thrillers, true-life tales and iconic women writers.

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Find your strength with 30 inspirational quotes from literature

In need of some support and inspiration? Find your inner strength with Maya Angelou, Michelle Obama, Harper Lee and more

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Hailee Steinfeld is a serious rebel in the new trailer for Dickinson

“I do what I want, I go where I want”.

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From poetry to feminism via memoir, thrillers and great reads, September’s books are incredible

Some of 2019’s biggest book releases are about to arrive on your reading list.

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That “back to school” feeling isn’t just for kids, so here’s some inspiration to get you through it

Read these inspirational poetry quotes to take you into autumn.

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Top 50 quotes on change from literature

All the inspiration you need for life's biggest moments of change

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The best non-fiction, addictive thrillers and moving stories: July books are here

Say hello to the 10 incredibly good books that will blow you away this summer...

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Unusual wedding readings and poetry

Why not recycle the words of some of these great poets and writers?

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Anna Brech
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The 11 summer books you NEED to add to your holiday reading list

Thrillers, millennial stories and incredible feminist non-fiction

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May 2019: The top 10 best books you need to read this month

These new books are here to make life that much better...

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50 of the most poignant lines from poetry

The most moving, inspiring and emotional quotes from poetry, from Emily Dickinson to Yrsa Daley-Ward.

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Sonny Hall is the poetry poster boy you’re going to want to read next

This model and poet is set for literary stardom.

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Anna Fielding
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New fiction, thinking self-help, culture, romance and beyond: April’s best new books

These are books your commute is crying out for

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Francesca Brown
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Nikita Gill’s new poetry collection will give ancient myths a feminist update

It’s being described as a “timely feminist inspiration for modern women”.

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Sarah Shaffi
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“I need poetry more than it needs me”: Rupi Kaur on how writing saved her

Poet Rupi Kaur sits down with Stylist to talk Instapoetry, mental health and the therapeutic power of words.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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“When I was struggling with anxiety and depression, poetry saved my life”

Award-winning spoken word poet Jaspreet Kaur tells Stylist why creative expression is key to her mental health.

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Megan Murray
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Get a free coffee by writing a poem in cafés around the UK next week

Flex your creativity and stay in the moment

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Anna Brech
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Activism, anger plus fiction that sparks actual joy: March’s 10 most unmissable books

Clear some space on your bookshelves...

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Someone has hidden feminist poems all around London

Keep your eyes peeled for the likes of Maya Angelou and Jenny Joseph

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