The Michael Marks Awards Event 2021 will take place online

on Tuesday 7th December, 7:30pm to apx 9:30pm (U.K.)

Tickets for this year’s event are free but must be pre-booked through the website of our partner the British Library, who host the event. Please click below to register on the British Library website and book your tickets.


Please note that the event is broadcast-only, and as such you will not be visible to other attendees.

If you have any problems with this process, please don’t hesitate to contact the Awards Administrator, Lindsey Holland, by emailing:

We hope you thoroughly enjoy the event!

Awards for: Best Pamphlet, Best Publisher, and Best Illustration

Readings from all shortlisted poets

Presentations from all shortlisted publishers

Presentations by judges and partners of the Awards

plus, this year:

The launch of Ariadne, the winners’ pamphlet of the one-off
International Greek Bicentennial Poetry Prizes (funded personally by Marina, Lady Marks)


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