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13 incredible poets to follow on Instagram this World Poetry Day

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Lauren Geall
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Stylist Magazine
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What happened next? Stylist meets the US inaugural poet Amanda Gorman in this week’s magazine

2021 has been a transformative year for us all, but for Amanda Gorman, it’s been nothing short of life-changing.

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Amanda Gorman delivering her inauguration poem The Hill We Climb
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Amanda Gorman exclusive: the poet and activist on a life-changing year

She began 2021 performing for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris and ends it with the release of her new poetry book. Amanda Gorman is only just getting started...

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Meena Alexander
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25 Christmas poems that capture the spirit of the season

From kindness to chaos, these poems truly tap into the emotions and actions of the festive period.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Best book gift ideas for Christmas 2021
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The best book ideas for Christmas 2021

Gift ideas for book lovers – from the best thrillers to inspiring cook books.

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Francesca Brown
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Christobel Hastings
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Meet the woman tackling social injustice in sport

Asma Elbadawi campaigns to tackle stereotypes in sport

Best new fiction for 2021: Sally Rooney to Raven Leilani
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52 must-read novels that everyone will be talking about this year

From Raven Leilani's Luster and Animal by Lisa Taddeo to Sally Rooney's Beautiful World, Where Are You.

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Francesca Brown
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Image of best selling author Charley Cox next to the front cover of her book 'Validate Me'
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Bestselling author Charly Cox on how anyone can start writing poetry

"That you have a unique perspective on the world already means you have the capacity to write an excellent poem."

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Alice Porter
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New book covers for March 2021, including The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman
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22 new books where incredible women take centre stage

Memoirs, biographies, fiction, poetry and self-help from women who will change your life.

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Francesca Brown
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Patti Smith is performing a tribute to NHS workers on NYE – here’s how you can watch

The punk rock legend will be rocking in 2021 with a very special broadcast.

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Christobel Hastings
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Taylor Swift
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Taylor Swift fans are convinced her surprise album has this link to Emily Dickinson

And they have presented their convincing case.

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Hollie Richardson
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Nikita Gill talks poetry, feminism, white privilege and the #BeKind movement
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Nikita Gill just nailed the big problem with the #BeKind movement

“Piers Morgan is the last person who should talk about being kind to anyone.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Francesca Brown
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Don’t let them grind you down with these encouraging quotes

From Margaret Atwood and Zadie Smith to Roald Dahl, take heart from these inspiring quotes.

Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid's Tale
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Margaret Atwood has unveiled her latest project, and it’s coming in November

We’re so ready for this.

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Lauren Geall
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9 best bedtime stories for a peaceful night’s sleep (if you can put them down)

Looking for a new book to fall asleep to? Look this way...

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Stylist Team
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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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Francesca Brown
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Inspirational quotes from literature
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30 of literature’s most inspirational quotes about strength

In need of some support and inspiration? Maya Angelou, Michelle Obama, Harper Lee and more have encouraging words for you.

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Francesca Brown
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The 50 most romantic quotes from literature
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50 of the most romantic quotes from literature

The greatest expressions of love ever written

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Life

Dickinson is sexy, strange and seriously good – it’s the surprise feminist hit of the year

Don’t sleep on AppleTV+’s wacky and wonderful Emily Dickinson biopic.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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5 lessons in confidence from a spoken word poet

Because life's a stage

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8 trailblazing female poets you need to add to your reading list

Sales of poetry books are on the rise - and we can see why.

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Rosalind Jana
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