Hire a poet for your event and your guests will receive an instant, bespoke, hand-typed poem to take away.

Our team of poets write unique, personalised poems on vintage typewriters in minutes, and provide otherwise run-of-the-mill corporate events with a surreal and humorous edge.

As seen at Hay on Wye Festival, Bankside, Brighton Beach, Trafalgar Square, Ledbury Poetry Festival, Humber Mouth Festival.

Past clients include Google, Johnnie Walker, Pearson Education, McKinsey and Cheltenham Literature Festival.


photo by genialphotography.co.uk



11 thoughts on “poetforhire.net

  1. A poem you wrote during Ledbury Poetry Festival was read at one of the monthly Hills Poets events in Malvern and we enjoyed it. Poet for Hire is an entertaining concept. Good luck with your future poetry busking.


  2. really love the idea of what youre doing. Went to London this summer and saw you at Bankside. Amazing work, and thanks for my absolutely unique poem!


  3. This very moment when, after visiting the Tate Modern we saw you typing, sitting at the edge of the Thames; The poem you have writen for my daughter and me will never leave our thoughts – THE souvenir of our travel in london,


  4. Hi Tim,

    I’m the Husband That’s Feeling Low
    But I’m altogether definitely more chipper
    After my wife gave the poet for hire a go.

    Many thanks and best wishes,

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  5. Gave him a german title just with a small explanation and got back an awesome little poem! My boyfriend liked that special little present a lot!! Keep going Tim


  6. Thank you so much for praising my braid. I loved your poem very much.
    Do you have FB account?


  7. You wrote a great poem for my daughter at the Hay festival. when I gave it to her to read, It really put a lump in her throat, Thanks so much.


  8. Well… and London still not disappointed me πŸ™‚
    Come to my city.I ‘ll join you in the streets.
    I’ ll give you food (and roof) for thought.
    Write me.


  9. Thanks for my excellent 6 word story today. A bit of a curved ball but Tim or Lewis, not sure which of you, did a great job. I think it’s a fabulous idea, I will come again!


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