If you are struggling with starting a creative piece of writing, wanting to get into poetry writing or just like the idea of creating your own poem then book spine poetry might be a great activity for you! In the wake of National Poetry Day, I invite you to take part in creating your own book spine poem.
Book spine poetry is an easy and accessible activity for everyone, those with little or a lot of poetic ability. All you need is a bit of time and your mind and all you have to do is locate your favourite book titles in the Library and put them together to create a poem.
(Hint: The best book titles are those in the fiction section, around 800! Or, if you prefer, use the University’s Library Catalogue to find your favourite titles.)
We want to see the book spine poetry that you have created! Follow us on our social media, post your favourite book spine poems along with the caption ‘#bookspineEHU’.
Keep an eye on our social media for our own book spine poems throughout the year. With thousands of resources, your creative mind can take over in Catalyst, and you might even discover books you didn’t know about before!
3rd Year Creative Writing Student
Student Advisor for Library & Learning Services