From June 26, as part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad, Southbank Centre is hosting a week-long Poetry Parnassus – the largest poetry festival ever staged in the UK, bringing together poets from all the competing Olympic nations. Wend your way through each country’s poems using our interactive map.
Poems extracted from The World Record: International Voices from Poetry Parnassus, edited by Neil Astley and Anna Selby, published by Bloodaxe Books and Southbank Centre at £10 on June 26 2012. Of the featured poets, 145 will be at the week-long Poetry Parnassus as part of Southbank Centre’s Festival of the World.
See Interactive map Here