Gerard Benson

Gerard Benson

How delightful to know Mr Benson Everyone wants to know him So witty and charming and handsome (Though some... read more
  • A Tale of Two Citizens

  • Garlic

  • Cumberland Wall

  • Boathouses

  • The Bomber

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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

Catherine Byron

Catherine Byron is an Irish poet who often collaborates... more

Tara Bergin

Tara Bergin was born in Dublin and moved to the UK in 2002... more

Jack Underwood

Jack Underwood is an active presence across the British... more

David Wheatley

Flitting between book smarts and wry humour, lyric... more

Melissa Lee-Houghton

Fearless, naked and knowing, Melissa Lee-Houghton’s poems... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past