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Adrian Mitchell FRSL (24 October 1932 – 20 December 2008) was an English poet, novelist and playwright.
Aimé Fernand David Césaire (26 June 1913 – 17 April 2008) was a Francophone and French poet, author and politician from Martinique.
Alden Albert Nowlan (January 25, 1933 – June 27, 1983) was a Canadian poet, novelist, and playwright.
Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.
Andrew Greig (born 23 September 1951, in Bannockburn) is a Scottish writer.
Anna Andreyevna Gorenkoa; Анна Андріївна Горенко, Anna Andriyivna Horenko (– 5 March 1966), better known by the pen name Anna Akhmatova (Анна Ахматова), was one of the most significant Russian poets of the 20th century.
Anne Barrett Rouse (born September 26, 1954) is an American-British poet.
Anne Stevenson (born January 3, 1933) is an American-British poet and writer.
Arts Council England is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar (Marathi: अरुण बालकृष्ण कोलटकर) (1 November 1932 – 25 September 2004) was a poet from Maharashtra, India.
Arundhathi Subramaniam is a poet, artist and a writer on spirituality and culture.
Attila József (11 April 1905 – 3 December 1937) was a Hungarian poet of the 20th century.
Barry MacSweeney (July 17, 1948 – May 9, 2000) was an English poet and journalist.
Basil Cheesman Bunting (1 March 1900 – 17 April 1985) was a British modernist poet whose reputation was established with the publication of Briggflatts in 1966.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
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Charles Bernard Spencer (1909 – 1963) was an English poet, translator, and editor.
Brendan Kennelly (born 1936) is an Irish poet and novelist.
Brian Turner (born 1967) is an American poet, essayist, and professor.
Briggflatts is a long poem by Basil Bunting published in 1966.
Charles Kenneth "C.
Caitríona O'Reilly (born 1973) is an Irish poet and critic.
Carol Leeming (born in Leicester) is a British female singer-songwriter who lives in Leicester in the English East Midlands.
Carol Rumens FRSL (born 10 December 1944 Forest Hill, South London) is a British poet.
Carole Satyamurti Carole Satyamurti (born 1939) is a British poet, sociologist, and translator.
Carolyn D. "C.
Carolyn Forché (born April 28, 1950) is an American poet, editor, translator, and human rights advocate.
Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84 – c. 54 BC) was a Latin poet of the late Roman Republic who wrote chiefly in the neoteric style of poetry, which is about personal life rather than classical heroes.
Chase Twichell (born August 20, 1950) is an American poet, professor, and publisher, the founder in 1999, of Ausable Press.
Choman Hardi (چۆمان هەردی),(born 1974) is a contemporary Kurdish poet, translator and painter.
Clare Pollard (born 1978, England) is a poet and playwright.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
Dan Chiasson (born May 9, 1971 in Burlington, Vermont) is an American poet, critic, and journalist.
David John Constantine (born 1944) is a British, Salford born poet, author and translator.
David McDuff (born 1945, Sale, Cheshire, England) is a British translator, editor and literary critic.
David Morley (born 16 March 1964) is an English poet, critic, anthologist, editor and ecologist.
David Anthony Llewellyn Owen, Baron Owen, (born 2 July 1938) is a British politician and physician.
Reverend Canon Dr David Scott is a Church of England priest, poet, playwright and spiritual writer.
Deborah Garrison (born 12 February 1965) is an American poet.
Priscilla Denise Levertov (24 October 1923 – 20 December 1997) was an American poet.
Deryn Rees-Jones is an Anglo Welsh poet, who lives and works in Liverpool.
Edward Archibald "Archie" Markham FRSL (1 October 1939 – 23 March 2008) was a Montserratian poet, playwright, novelist and academic.
Edith Irene Södergran (4 April 1892 – 24 June 1923) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish poet.
Edna Longley (born 1940) is an Irish literary critic and cultural commentator specialising in modern Irish and British poetry.
Philip Edward Thomas (3 March 1878 – 9 April 1917) was a British poet, essayist, and novelist.
Elena Andreyevna Shvarts (Елена Андреевна Шварц) (17 May 1948 – 11 March 2010) was a Russian poet.
Elizabeth Alexander (born May 30, 1962) is an American poet, essayist, playwright, and the president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation since 2018.
Helen Elizabeth Garrett, commonly known as Elizabeth Garrett or Beth Garrett, (June 30, 1963 – March 6, 2016), was an American professor of law and academic administrator.
Ellen Hinsey (born 1960 in Boston) is an American writer.
John Enoch Powell (16 June 19128 February 1998) was a British politician, classical scholar, author, linguist, soldier, philologist and poet.
Esther E. Morgan (born 1970) is a British poet.
Eugène Guillevic (Carnac, Morbihan, France, August 5, 1907 Carnac – March 19, 1997 Paris) was one of the better known French poets of the second half of the 20th century.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Eva Salzman (born 1960) is a noted contemporary American poet.
Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca (5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936) was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director.
Fleur Adcock (born 10 February 1934) is a New Zealand poet and editor, of English and Northern Irish ancestry, who has lived much of her life in England.
Frances Horovitz (13 February 1938 – 2 October 1983) was an English poet and broadcaster.
Fred D'Aguiar (born 2 February 1960) is a British-Guyanese poet, novelist and playwright.
Freda Downie (20 October 1929 – 4 May 1993) was an English poet.
Frieda Rebecca Hughes (born 1 April 1960) is an English poet and painter.
Galway Kinnell (February 1, 1927 – October 28, 2014) was an American poet.
Gérard Macé (born Paris, 4 December 1946) is a French poet, essayist, translator and photographer.
George Szirtes (born 29 November 1948) is a British poet and translator from the Hungarian language into English.
Gillian Allnutt (born 15 January 1949 in London) is an English poet who has been nominated for the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.
Gjertrud Schnackenberg (born August 27, 1953 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American poet.
Glyn Maxwell (born 1962) is a British poet, playwright, librettist, and lecturer.
Grace Nichols (born 1950) is a Guyanese poet, who moved to Britain in 1977.
Gwyneth Lewis (born 1959) is a Welsh poet, who was the inaugural National Poet of Wales in 2005.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger (born 11 November 1929 in Kaufbeuren) is a German author, poet, translator and editor.
Helen Dunmore FRSL (12 December 1952 – 5 June 2017) was a British poet, novelist, and short story and children's writer.
Helen Ivory (born 1969) is an English poet, artist, tutor and editor.
Henri Michaux (24 May 1899 – 19 October 1984) was a highly idiosyncratic Belgian-born poet, writer, and painter who wrote in French.
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009.
Robert Ian Duhig (born 9 February 1954 London) is a British poet.
Ian McMillan (born 21 January 1956) is an English poet, journalist, playwright, and broadcaster.
Imtiaz Dharker (born 1954) is a Pakistan-born British poet, artist and documentary filmmaker.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
Irina Borisovna Ratushinskaya (Ири́на Бори́совна Ратуши́нская, 4 March 1954, Odessa – 5 July 2017, Moscow) was a Russian Soviet dissident, poet and writer.
Jeremy Halvard Prynne (born 24 June 1936) is a British poet closely associated with the British Poetry Revival.
Jaan Kaplinski (born 22 January 1941 in Tartu) is an Estonian poet, philosopher, and culture critic.
Jack Gilbert (February 18, 1925 – November 13, 2012) was an American poet.
Jack Mapanje (born 25 March 1944), ProQuest Learning: Literature.
Jackie Kay MBE FRSE (born 9 November 1961) is a Scottish poet and novelist.
Jacques Dupin (4 March 1927, Privas, Ardèche – 27 October 2012, Paris) was a French poet, art critic, and co-founder of the journal L'éphemère.
James Berry, OBE, Hon FRSL (28 September 1924 – 20 June 2017), was a black Jamaican poet who settled in England in the 1940s.
James Arlington Wright (December 13, 1927 – March 25, 1980) was an American poet.
Jane Hirshfield (born 24 February 1953) is an American poet, essayist, and translator.
Jane Kenyon (May 23, 1947 – April 22, 1995) was an American poet and translator.
Jean "Binta" Breeze MBE (born 1957) is a Jamaican dub poet and storyteller.
Jeet Thayil (born 13 October 1959) is an Indian poet, novelist, librettist and musician.
Jen Hadfield is a British poet and visual artist.
Jeni Couzyn (born 1942) is a feminist poet and anthologist of South African extraction who lives and works in Canada and the United Kingdom.
Jenny Joseph (7 May 1932 – 8 January 2018) was an English poet.
Jo Shapcott FRSL (born 24 March 1953, London) is an English poet, editor and lecturer who has won the National Poetry Competition, the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, the Costa Book of the Year Award, a Forward Poetry Prize and the Cholmondeley Award.
Joanne Limburg (born 1970) is a British writer and poet based in Cambridge at Newnham College.
John Agard (born 21 June 1949 in British Guiana) is an Afro-Guyanese playwright, poet and children's writer, now living in Britain.
John Oldham (9 August 1653 – 9 December 1683) was an English satirical poet and translator.
Julia Copus (born 1969 in London) is a British poet and children's writer.
Edward Kamau Brathwaite (born 11 May 1930) is a Barbadian poet and academic, widely considered one of the major voices in the Caribbean literary canon.
Professor Kathleen Jamie FRSL (born 13 May 1962) is an award winning Scottish poet and essayist, and Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Stirling.
Ken Smith (4 December 1938 Rudston, Yorkshire – 27 June 2003) was a British poet.
was a Japanese poet and author of children's literature from Hanamaki, Iwate, in the late Taishō and early Shōwa periods.
Kevin John Hart (born 5 July 1954) is an Anglo-Australian theologian, philosopher and poet.
Lawrence Sail (born 29 October 1942) is a contemporary British poet and writer.
Leanne O'Sullivan is a poet from the Beara Peninsula in Cork, Ireland.
Li-Young Lee (李立揚, pinyin: Lǐ Lìyáng) (born August 19, 1957) is an American poet.
Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ, born 24 August 1952) is a Jamaican dub poet who has long been based in the UK.
Mahmoud Darwish (maḥmūd darwīsh, 13 March 1941 – 9 August 2008) was a Palestinian poet and author who was regarded as the Palestinian national poet.
Marin Sorescu (29 February 1936 – 8 December 1996) was a Romanian poet, playwright, and novelist.
Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (p; 31 August 1941) was a Russian and Soviet poet.
Martin Wylde Carter (7 June 1927 – 13 December 1997) was a Guyanese poet and political activist.
Mary Oliver (born September 10, 1935) is an American poet.
Constance Mary Whitehouse (née Hutcheson; 13 June 191023 November 2001) was an English social activist, known for her strong opposition to social liberalism and the mainstream British media, both of which she accused of encouraging a more permissive society.
Matthew Hollis (born 1971) is an English author, editor, professor, and poet, currently living in London, England.
Matthew Sweeney (born 1951 in Donegal, Ireland) is an Irish poet.
Maura Dooley is a British poet and writer.
Michael Hulse (born 1955) is an English translator, critic and poet, notable especially for his translations of German novels by W. G. Sebald, Herta Müller, and Elfriede Jelinek.
Micheal O'Siadhail (Mícheál Ó Siadhail;; born 12 January 1947) is an Irish poet.
Miguel Hernández Gilabert (30 October 1910 – 28 March 1942) was a 20th-century Spanish language poet and playwright associated with the Generation of '27 movement and the Generation of '36 movement.
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, GCL (born 2 March 1931) is a Russian and former Soviet politician.
Miroslav Holub (13 September 1923 – 14 July 1998) was a Czech poet and immunologist.
Moniza Alvi (born 2 February 1954) is a Pakistani-British poet and writer.
Naomi Shihab Nye (نعومي شهاب ناي), (born March 12, 1952) is a poet, songwriter, and novelist.
Neil Astley, Hon.
The New Generation poets is a list of 1994 British poets whose work was featured in a month-long nationwide festival, many of the writers going on to considerable popular success.
Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.
Newcastle University Library is the library service for students and staff at Newcastle University, UK.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his acoustic guitar-based songs.
Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.
Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (p; – 27 December 1938) was a Russian Jewish poet and essayist.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Paul Éluard, born Eugène Émile Paul Grindel (14 December 1895 – 18 November 1952), was a French poet and one of the founders of the surrealist movement.
Paul Batchelor (born 1977) is a British poet.
Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valéry (30 October 1871 – 20 July 1945) was a French poet, essayist, and philosopher.
Pauline Stainer (born 1941) is an acclaimed English poet.
Penelope Shuttle (born 12 May 1947) is a British poet.
Peter Didsbury (born 1946) is an English poet who was born in Fleetwood, Lancashire but lived most of his life in Hull, in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Peter Reading (27 July 1946 – 17 November 2011) was an English poet and the author of 26 collections of poetry.
Philip Gross (born 1952) is a poet, novelist, playwright and academic, based in Britain.
Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and librarian.
Philip Levine (January 10, 1928 – February 14, 2015) was an American poet best known for his poems about working-class Detroit.
Philippe Jaccottet (born in Moudon, Switzerland, 30 June 1925) is a Francophone poet and translator from the Canton of Vaud, in Switzerland.
Pia Tafdrup (born 29 May 1952 in Copenhagen) is a Danish writer; primarily a poet, she has also written a novel and two plays, as well as works for radio.
Pierre Reverdy (13 September 1889 – 17 June 1960) was a French poet whose works were inspired by and subsequently proceeded to influence the provocative art movements of the day, Surrealism, Dadaism and Cubism.
Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
The Poetry Society is a membership organisation, open to all, whose stated aim is "to promote the study, use and enjoyment of poetry".
Polly Clark (born 1968) is a Canadian-born British writer and poet.
Priscila Uppal (born 1974 Ottawa) is a Canadian poet, novelist, and playwright.
Publishing is the dissemination of literature, music, or information—the activity of making information available to the general public.
Ronald Stuart Thomas (29 March 1913 – 25 September 2000), published as R. S. Thomas, was a Welsh poet and Anglican priest who was noted for his nationalism, spirituality and deep dislike of the anglicisation of Wales.
Rabindranath Tagore FRAS, also written Ravīndranātha Ṭhākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.
René Char (14 June 1907 – 19 February 1988) was a 20th-century French poet and member of the French Resistance.
Sir Richard Charles Hastings Eyre (born 28 March 1943) is an English film, theatre, television and opera director.
Rita Ann Higgins (born 1955) is an Irish poet and playwright.
Robert Adamson (born 17 May 1943 in Sydney) is an Australian poet and publisher.
Roddy Lumsden (born 1966) is a Scottish poet, who was born in St Andrews.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
Roy Fisher (11 June 1930 – 21 March 2017) was a British poet and jazz pianist.
Ruth Fainlight (born 2 May 1931) is a U.S.-born poet, short story writer, translator and librettist based in the UK.
Ruth Stone (June 8, 1915 – November 19, 2011) was an American poet, author, and teacher.
Salah Stétié (صلاح ستيتية) is a Lebanese writer and poet who writes in the French language.
Sally Read (born 1971 in Suffolk) is a British poet and former psychiatric nurse.
Samuel Menashe (September 16, 1925 – August 22, 2011) was an American poet.
Sappho (Aeolic Greek Ψαπφώ, Psappho; c. 630 – c. 570 BC) was an archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos.
Sarah Arvio (born April 3, 1954) is an American poet, essayist and translator.
Sarah Wardle (born 1969) is an English poet.
Sean O'Brien (born 19 December 1952 in London) is a British poet, critic and playwright.
Selima Hill (born 13 October 1945 in Hampstead) is a British poet.
Simon Robert Armitage CBE (born 26 May 1963) is an English poet, playwright and novelist.
Simon Thirsk (born 15 May 1977 in Cape Town) is a retired South African swimmer, who specialised in backstroke events.
Stephen Knight (born 1960 in Swansea, Wales) is a British (Welsh) poet, novelist, theatre director and tutor in creative writing.
Stewart Conn (born 1936) is a Scottish poet and playwright, born in Hillhead, Glasgow.
Susan Wicks (born 1947 Kent, England) is a British poet, and novelist.
Taha Muhammad Ali (طه محمد علي) (born 1931 in Saffuriyya, Galilee – October 2, 2011 in Nazareth) was a Palestinian poet.
Edward James Hughes (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998) was an English poet and children's writer.
Tess Gallagher (born July 21, 1943 in Port Angeles, Washington) is an American poet, essayist, and short story writer.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949 in Leeds, England) is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature.
Tomas Gösta Tranströmer (15 April 1931 – 26 March 2015) was a Swedish poet, psychologist and translator.
Tomas Venclova (born 11 September 1937, Klaipėda) is a Lithuanian poet, prose writer, scholar, philologist and translator of literature.
Tony Harrison (born 30 April 1937) is an English poet, translator and playwright.
Anthony Dey Hoagland (born November 19, 1953) is an American poet.
Tracey Herd (born 1968) is a Scottish poet based in Dundee.
Tua Birgitta Forsström (born 2 April 1947 in Porvoo, Eastern Uusimaa) is a Finnish writer who writes in Swedish.
The miners' strike of 1984–85 was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
"V" (sometimes styled "v.") is a poem by Tony Harrison written in 1985.
William Stanley Merwin (born September 30, 1927) is an American poet, credited with over fifty books of poetry, translation and prose.
Yang Lian (楊煉 Yáng Liàn) is a Swiss-Chinese poet associated with the Misty Poets and also with the Searching for Roots school.
Yevgeny Borisovich Rein (Евге́ний Бори́сович Рейн; born December 29, 1935 in Leningrad) is a Russian poet and writer.
Yves Jean Bonnefoy (24 June 1923, Tours – 1 July 2016 Paris) was a French poet and art historian.