Elaine Feinstein

Elaine Feinstein (b.1930) is from Bootle, Lancashire and was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge. She has... read more
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Gwyneth Lewis

Gwyneth Lewis is one of the most prominent Welsh poets of... more

Neil Rollinson

Neil Rollinson’s poetry has been noted for its eroticism,... more

D.H Lawrence

A miner’s son from Nottingham, Lawrence was a prolific... more

Charlotte Mew

Charlotte Mew was surrounded by mental ill health and death... more

Amy Lowell

Amy Lowell was born into an affluent Massachusetts family... more

W.E.B. DuBois

Sociologist, civil rights campaigner, historian, Harvard... more

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Dunbar was one of the first African-American poets to be... more

Robert Bridges

Robert Bridges was a trained doctor working in London... more

Amy Levy

Amy Levy was one of seven children born to a wealthy Anglo‑... more

Algernon Swinburne

Swinburne came from an aristocratic background and drew on... more

Walt Whitman

At various times, Walt Whitman was a teacher, a journalist... more

Adelaide Anne Procter

Adelaide Anne Proctor’s father was a poet, and her mother... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past