Valerie Bloom

Valerie Bloom

A Valerie Bloom reading is an uplifting experience, one that can coax even a shy British poetry audience into... read more
  • Granny Is

  • Frost

  • Time

  • Autumn Gilt

  • The River

  • Two Seasons

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Dawn Garisch

Dawn Garisch has had five novels, a collection of poetry... more

Lorraine Mariner

Lorraine Mariner

Lorraine Mariner grew up in Upminster and attended... more

Colette Bryce

Colette Bryce

Colette Bryce was born in Derry, Northern Ireland, and... more

Catherine Byron

Catherine Byron is an Irish poet who often collaborates... more

Tara Bergin

Tara Bergin was born in Dublin and moved to the UK in 2002... more

Jack Underwood

Jack Underwood is an active presence across the British... more

David Wheatley

Flitting between book smarts and wry humour, lyric... more

Melissa Lee-Houghton

Fearless, naked and knowing, Melissa Lee-Houghton’s poems... more

Kate Tempest

Born in south-east London where she still lives, Kate... more

Isobel Dixon

Isobel Dixon was born in Mthatha, South Africa. She studied... more

Rebecca Goss

Rebecca Goss has described poetry as ‘an invitation to look... more

Anthony Howell

Anthony Howell is a poet, novelist and performance artist,... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past