Philip Levine

The son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Philip Levine grew up in industrial Detroit during the Great Depression of... read more
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C. Day Lewis

Cecil Day-Lewis (who wrote as C. Day Lewis) was born in... more

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

How delightful to know Mr Benson Everyone wants to know... more

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

Mark McWatt

Mark McWatt was born in Georgetown, Guyana, and attended... more

Greta Stoddart

Greta Stoddart was born in Henley-on-Thames, and grew up in... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past