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Christina Rossetti

Christina Rossetti

b. 1830 d. 1894

Many readers first come across Christina Rossetti as the writer of the words of the carol 'In the Bleak Midwinter', or the deceptively simple, but actually strange and powerful, fairy tale in verse,...
Antony Rowland

Antony Rowland

b. 1970

Antony Rowland (b.1970) is Professor of Literary Studies in English at The University of Salford where he teaches literature and creative writing. His poetry has been published extensively in...
Carol Rumens

Carol Rumens

b. 1944

Carol Rumens, née Lumley, was born in Forest Hill, South London. She won a scholarship to grammar school, and later studied Philosophy at London University, but left before completing her degree. She...
Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan

b. 1945

Kay Ryan has been compared to Emily Dickinson and Marianne Moore, sharing a delight in the quirks of logic and language. Because she keeps a low profile, she has been called an 'outsider' poet, a...
Lawrence Sail

Lawrence Sail

b. 1942

Lawrence Sail was born in London in 1942 and brought up in Exeter. He read French and German at St John’s College, Oxford, taught for four years in Kenya, then held various teaching posts in England...
Jacob Sam-La Rose

Jacob Sam-La Rose

b. 1976

Jacob Sam-La Rose (born 8th June 1976) is a poet, educator and editor. His enthusiasm for using poetry as a tool for education and interaction has made him a renowned and inspirational figure in the...
Fiona Sampson

Fiona Sampson

b. 1963

Fiona Sampson was born in London, and grew up in the West Country, on the west coast of Wales and in Gloucestershire. Her background in music forms an important part of her poetic voice – leaving...
Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried Sassoon

b. 1886 d. 1967

Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967) was born into a wealthy Anglo-Jewish family and his early life was comfortable and leisured, dominated by sports and country pursuits. However, his poetic leanings were...
Carole Satyamurti

Carole Satyamurti

b. 1939

Carole Satyamurti is a poet and sociologist. She grew up in Kent, and has lived in North America, Singapore and Uganda. She published three volumes of poetry with Oxford University Press, of which...
Vernon Scannell

Vernon Scannell

b. 1922 d. 2007

Vernon Scannell (1922 - 2007) published his poetry from the 1950s right up to the last year of his life, but seems to be less well-known than he deserves, despite being the recipient of the Heinemann...