Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) is cherished as the pivotal figure between the 50s Beat Generation and the counter-... read more
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Emily Berry

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

J.O. Morgan

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

Brian Johnstone

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

Malika Ndlovu

Malika Ndlovu is a South African poet who has performed her... more

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

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past