Elizabeth Smither

Elizabeth Smither

Wittiness and cleverness are hallmarks of Elizabeth Smither’s poems. Whether she is writing about colonial... read more
  • from Parihaka - Twelve Little...

  • Listening to Handel with a cat

  • Sleeping on a waterbed

  • Barbara and the restaurant bil...

  • Shopping with Beth

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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

Anthony Howell

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

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll was the literary pseudonym of Charles... more

Ross Sutherland

Ross Sutherland

Inventive, irreverent and comic, Ross Sutherland (b. 1979)... more

Luke Wright

Luke Wright (b. 1982) was spurred into poetry when he first... more

Henry Vaughan

Henry Vaughan was born in 1621 in the Welsh country parish... more

S.J. Fowler

S. J. Fowler

S. J. Fowler is a poet, artist, martial artist &... more

Sandeep Parmar

Sandeep Parmar

Sandeep Parmar was born in Nottingham and raised in... more

Emily Berry

Emily Berry

Emily Berry is one of an increasingly distinct generation... more

J.O. Morgan

J.O. Morgan

J.O. Morgan lives on a small farm in the Scottish Borders,... more

Brian Johnstone

Brian Johnstone

Brian Johnstone is a Scottish poet, born in Edinburgh in... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past