C. Day Lewis

C. Day Lewis

Cecil Day-Lewis (who wrote as C. Day Lewis) was born in Ireland in 1904, the son of a Church of Ireland minister... read more
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M. R. Peacocke

M. R. Peacocke grew up in South Devon in a musical family.... more

Moniza Alvi

Moniza Alvi was born in Lahore, Pakistan, came to England... more

Dick Davis

Dick Davis, a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature,... more

Heather Phillipson

An internationally exhibiting artist as well as a poet,... more

Mark Ford

Mark Ford

Mark Ford was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1962; he grew up... more

James Sheard

James Sheard was born in Cyprus in 1962, and spent his... more

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

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past