Phil Bowen

Phil Bowen

Growing up in the Mersey scene of the 1960s and '70s, surrounded by Mersey Beat poetry and the Beatles, Phil... read more
  • Night Soil Men Again

  • The Night Soil Men

  • Demonica

  • What the Night Says

  • Ogre Boulder

  • The Yaffling Tree

  • Fern and Sting

  • Cuckoo Rock


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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

Melissa Lee-Houghton

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

Sindiwe Magona

A native of the Transkei, she grew up in a township near... more

C. H. Sisson

C. H. Sisson died in 2003 at the age of 89. He was known as... more

W.N. Herbert

W N Herbert

W. N. Herbert was born in Dundee in 1961 and educated at... more

Oli Hazzard

Oli Hazzard's first book, Between Two Windows, was... more

Karin Schimke

Karin Schimke is a widely published journalist and... more

James Matthews

James Matthews, poet, writer and publisher, has produced... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past