Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) is widely recognised as one of the greatest voices of the First World War. His self-appointed task was to speak for the men in his care, to show the 'Pity of War'.

Owen's enduring and influential poetry is evidence of his bleak realism, his energy and indignation, his compassion and his great technical skill.

The Wilfred Owen Association was formed in 1989 to commemorate Wilfred Owen's life and work.

News

  • 04/08/2014 06:57 - Lights Out

    On Monday 4 August, everyone in the UK is invited to turn their lights out from 10pm-11pm leaving on a single light or candle to mark the moment the UK entered the First World War, one hundred years ago.

  • 01/08/2014 13:37 - Siegfried Sassoon's war diaries published online

    The diaries of war poet Siegfried Sassoon are being published online for the first time. The archive of 23 journals and two notebooks of poetry has been digitised by the Cambridge University Library, which bought the collection in 2009.

  • 23/07/2014 10:44 - New Wilfred Owen App

    Ian Bennett, a lecturer in film and media at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, has designed and built a new iPad app which explores the works of Wilfred Owen.

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The Journal

The Wilfred Owen Association Journal publishes work about Wilfred Owen, or on themes relating to the history and literature of the Great War that are 'in the spirit' of Wilfred Owen.

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Membership

Please support the work of the Wilfred Owen Association by becoming a member.

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Shop!

We've got various Wilfred Owen related items that you can purchase. Here's a selection. Visit the shop page to view more.

Wilfred Owen mug

New! A Windsor bone china mug featuring a sepia photograph of Wilfred Owen, his monogram and reproduction of his signature in black.

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In The Spirit of Wilfred Owen: An Anthology of Poems Edited by Merryn Williams

In The Spirit of Wilfred Owen: An Anthology of Poems Edited by Merryn Williams

A collection of poems that reflect the spirit of Owen's writing. SPECIAL OFFER - JUST £3, including P&P (£5 including p&p overseas)

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Wilfred Owen cards (pack of 5, 2 designs)

Packs of 5 cards, featuring 2 different drawings of Wilfred Owen taken from original pencil sketches by Sally Ronchetti

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