Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan has been compared to Emily Dickinson and Marianne Moore, sharing a delight in the quirks of logic and... read more
  • A Ball Rolls on a Point

  • Turtle

  • Atlas

  • Carrying a Ladder

  • He Lit a Fire With Icicles

  • Home to Roost

  • Paired Things

  • A Hundred Bolts of Satin

  • The Pieces that Fall to Earth

  • Flamingo Watching

  • Blandeur

  • Crown

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Jonathan Edwards

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

Kamau Brathwaite

In its insistent rhythms and vivid parsing of postcolonial... more

Moniza Alvi

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

Connie Bensley

Knowing, precise and often cheerfully acerbic, Connie... more

Bernard O'Donoghue

Bernard O'Donoghue's poetry is marked by a gift for poetic... more

M. R. Peacocke

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

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

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past