Briar Wood

Aotearoa New Zealand writer, poet and academic Briar Wood is of Te Hikutu ki Hokianga Ngapuhi Nui, Scottish,... read more
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  • Blown Glass

  • Shell Work

  • Jackdaws at St Materiana

  • Between Flags

  • Sounding

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Brian Johnstone

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Malika Ndlovu

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C. Day Lewis

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David Constantine

"Poetry now, every bit as much as in the Romantic age, is a... more

Stewart Conn

Stewart Conn is one of Scotland’s more softly spoken bards... more

Gerard Benson

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Geoffrey Lehmann

Geoffrey Lehmann was born in Sydney in 1940, his childhood... more

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,... 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

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past