Arts Council Poetry Collection

Subject strengths: Literature

Consists of poetry books which were published by local, independent publishers and whose production was funded by Arts Council England based in Newcastle. Amongst the publishers featured are books by Smokestack Press, Mote Press and Blinking Eye Publishing.


Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Arts Council Poetry Collection

Library Catalogue Collection Ref Code: Arts Council

Date Range of Material

1951 - 2014

Type of Material

Rare book collection

Size of Collection

1 Linear Metre of shelving 

How To Order Items From This Collection

The books within this collection are described within the Newcastle University Library Catalogue and can be ordered directly from the catalogue.

This link to the library catalogue will show a list of all the items within the collection. Please note this link is available to members of the public as well as University staff and students.

You can then place your order by linking to our request form. 

Scanning and Photocopy Service

If you are unable to visit our reading room, we also have a scanning and photocopying service.