Charles Causley

Charles Causley (1917-2003) was born and brought up in Launceston, Cornwall and lived there for most of his life... read more
  • Ballad of the Bread Man

  • Eden Rock

  • Miller's End

  • Healing a Lunatic Boy

  • Timothy Winters

  • At the British War Cemetery, B...

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Jane Yeh

Jane Yeh is an American poet who has lived in England for... more

Liz Berry

Liz Berry was born and brought up in the Black Country, and... more

Phillippa Yaa de Villiers

Phillippa Yaa de Villiers, born at Hillbrow in Johannesburg... more

Christopher Reid

Often associated with the short-lived Martian school of the... more

Patience Agbabi

Patience Agbabi is a poet much celebrated for paying equal... more

Mark McWatt

Mark McWatt was born in Georgetown, Guyana, and attended... more

John Whitworth

John Whitworth is an English poet born in India who now... more

Matthew Francis

Matthew Francis was born in Hampshire in 1956 and educated... more

Maurice Riordan

Maurice Riordan (born 1953) grew up in Lisgoold, County... more

Jamie McKendrick

Jamie McKendrick was born in Liverpool in 1955, and lives... more

Pauline Stainer

Pauline Stainer is an English poet, born in Burslem, Stoke-... more

Harry Guest

Harry Guest was born in Wales in 1932. After four years at... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past