Bernard O'Donoghue

Bernard O'Donoghue's poetry is marked by a gift for poetic portraiture, sketching characters at moments of... read more
  • The Weakness

  • A Nun Takes the Veil

  • A Candle for Dolly Duggan

  • The Day I Outlived My Father

  • Westering Home

  • Ter Conatus

  • The Iron Age Boat at Caumatrui...

  • At the Halle

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Justin Quinn

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Steve Ellis

Born in York in 1952, Steve Ellis has published three... more

Clive Wilmer

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Sue Hubbard

Richly visual and with an eye for the telling detail, Sue... more

Tim Liardet

Tim Liardet was born in London in 1959 and educated at the... more

Mary Jo Salter

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Laurence Lerner

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James Sheard

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David Morley

David Morley is an ecologist, poet, editor and teacher.... more

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Ahren Warner

Ahren Warner grew up in Lincolnshire before moving to... more

Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards was born in Newport, South Wales and grew... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past