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Bloodaxe Books

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Bloodaxe Books is a British publishing house specializing in poetry. [1]

196 relations: Adrian Mitchell, Aimé Césaire, Alden Nowlan, Amnesty International, Andrew Greig, Anna Akhmatova, Anne Rouse, Anne Stevenson, Arts Council England, Arun Kolatkar, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Attila József, Barry MacSweeney, Basil Bunting, BBC News, Benjamin Zephaniah, Bernard Spencer, Brendan Kennelly, Brian Turner (American poet), Briggflatts, C. K. Williams, Caitriona O'Reilly, Carol Leeming, Carol Rumens, Carole Satyamurti, Carolyn D. Wright, Carolyn Forché, Catullus, Chase Twichell, Choman Hardi, Clare Pollard, Commonwealth of Nations, Daily Mail, Dan Chiasson, David Constantine, David McDuff, David Morley (poet), David Owen, David Scott (poet), Deborah Garrison, Denise Levertov, Deryn Rees-Jones, E. A. Markham, Edith Södergran, Edna Longley, Edward Thomas (poet), Elena Shvarts, Elizabeth Alexander (poet), Elizabeth Garrett, Ellen Hinsey, ..., Enoch Powell, Esther Morgan, Eugène Guillevic, Europe, Eva Salzman, Federico García Lorca, Fleur Adcock, Frances Horovitz, Fred D'Aguiar, Freda Downie, Frieda Hughes, Galway Kinnell, Gérard Macé, George Szirtes, Gillian Allnutt, Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Glyn Maxwell, Grace Nichols, Gwyneth Lewis, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Helen Dunmore, Helen Ivory, Henri Michaux, Hexham, Ian Duhig, Ian McMillan (poet), Imtiaz Dharker, Ireland, Irina Ratushinskaya, J. H. Prynne, Jaan Kaplinski, Jack Gilbert, Jack Mapanje, Jackie Kay, Jacques Dupin, James Berry (poet), James Wright (poet), Jane Hirshfield, Jane Kenyon, Jean "Binta" Breeze, Jeet Thayil, Jen Hadfield, Jeni Couzyn, Jenny Joseph, Jo Shapcott, Joanne Limburg, John Agard, John Oldham (poet), Julia Copus, Kamau Brathwaite, Kathleen Jamie, Ken Smith (poet), Kenji Miyazawa, Kevin Hart (poet), Lawrence Sail, Leanne O'Sullivan, Li-Young Lee, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Mahmoud Darwish, Marin Sorescu, Marina Tsvetaeva, Martin Carter, Mary Oliver, Mary Whitehouse, Matthew Hollis, Matthew Sweeney, Maura Dooley, Michael Hulse, Micheal O'Siadhail, Miguel Hernández, Mikhail Gorbachev, Miroslav Holub, Moniza Alvi, Naomi Shihab Nye, Neil Astley, New Generation poets (1994), Newcastle University, Newcastle University Library, Newcastle upon Tyne, Nick Drake, Northumberland, Osip Mandelstam, Oxford University Press, Paul Éluard, Paul Batchelor, Paul Valéry, Pauline Stainer, Penelope Shuttle, Peter Didsbury, Peter Reading, Philip Gross, Philip Larkin, Philip Levine (poet), Philippe Jaccottet, Pia Tafdrup, Pierre Reverdy, Poetry, Poetry Society, Polly Clark, Priscila Uppal, Publishing, R. S. Thomas, Rabindranath Tagore, Random House, René Char, Richard Eyre, Rita Ann Higgins, Robert Adamson (poet), Roddy Lumsden, Ronald Reagan, Roy Fisher, Ruth Fainlight, Ruth Stone, Salah Stétié, Sally Read, Samuel Menashe, Sappho, Sarah Arvio, Sarah Wardle, Sean O'Brien (writer), Selima Hill, Simon Armitage, Simon Thirsk, Stephen Knight (poet), Stewart Conn, Susan Wicks, Taha Muhammad Ali, Ted Hughes, Tess Gallagher, The Guardian, Tom Paulin, Tomas Tranströmer, Tomas Venclova, Tony Harrison, Tony Hoagland, Tracey Herd, Tua Forsström, UK miners' strike (1984–85), United Kingdom, United States, V (poem), W. N. Herbert, W. S. Merwin, Yang Lian (poet), Yevgeny Rein, Yves Bonnefoy. Expand index (146 more) »

Adrian Mitchell

Adrian Mitchell FRSL (24 October 1932 – 20 December 2008) was an English poet, novelist and playwright.

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Aimé Césaire

Aimé Fernand David Césaire (26 June 1913 – 17 April 2008) was a Francophone and French poet, author and politician from Martinique.

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Alden Nowlan

Alden Albert Nowlan (January 25, 1933 – June 27, 1983) was a Canadian poet, novelist, and playwright.

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Amnesty International

Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.

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Andrew Greig

Andrew Greig (born 23 September 1951, in Bannockburn) is a Scottish writer.

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Anna Akhmatova

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.

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Anne Rouse

Anne Barrett Rouse (born September 26, 1954) is an American-British poet.

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Anne Stevenson

Anne Stevenson (born January 3, 1933) is an American-British poet and writer.

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Arts Council England

Arts Council England is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

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Arun Kolatkar

Arun Balkrishna Kolatkar (Marathi: अरुण बालकृष्ण कोलटकर) (1 November 1932 – 25 September 2004) was a poet from Maharashtra, India.

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Arundhathi Subramaniam

Arundhathi Subramaniam is a poet, artist and a writer on spirituality and culture.

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Attila József

Attila József (11 April 1905 – 3 December 1937) was a Hungarian poet of the 20th century.

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Barry MacSweeney

Barry MacSweeney (July 17, 1948 – May 9, 2000) was an English poet and journalist.

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Basil Bunting

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.

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BBC News

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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Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah (born 15 April 1958)Gregory, Andy (2002), International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002, Europa, p. 562.

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Bernard Spencer

Charles Bernard Spencer (1909 – 1963) was an English poet, translator, and editor.

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Brendan Kennelly

Brendan Kennelly (born 1936) is an Irish poet and novelist.

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Brian Turner (American poet)

Brian Turner (born 1967) is an American poet, essayist, and professor.

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Briggflatts

Briggflatts is a long poem by Basil Bunting published in 1966.

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C. K. Williams

Charles Kenneth "C.

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Caitriona O'Reilly

Caitríona O'Reilly (born 1973) is an Irish poet and critic.

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Carol Leeming

Carol Leeming (born in Leicester) is a British female singer-songwriter who lives in Leicester in the English East Midlands.

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Carol Rumens

Carol Rumens FRSL (born 10 December 1944 Forest Hill, South London) is a British poet.

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Carole Satyamurti

Carole Satyamurti Carole Satyamurti (born 1939) is a British poet, sociologist, and translator.

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Carolyn D. Wright

Carolyn D. "C.

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Carolyn Forché

Carolyn Forché (born April 28, 1950) is an American poet, editor, translator, and human rights advocate.

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Catullus

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.

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Chase Twichell

Chase Twichell (born August 20, 1950) is an American poet, professor, and publisher, the founder in 1999, of Ausable Press.

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Choman Hardi

Choman Hardi (چۆمان هەردی),(born 1974) is a contemporary Kurdish poet, translator and painter.

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Clare Pollard

Clare Pollard (born 1978, England) is a poet and playwright.

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Commonwealth of Nations

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.

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Daily Mail

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.

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Dan Chiasson

Dan Chiasson (born May 9, 1971 in Burlington, Vermont) is an American poet, critic, and journalist.

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David Constantine

David John Constantine (born 1944) is a British, Salford born poet, author and translator.

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David McDuff

David McDuff (born 1945, Sale, Cheshire, England) is a British translator, editor and literary critic.

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David Morley (poet)

David Morley (born 16 March 1964) is an English poet, critic, anthologist, editor and ecologist.

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David Owen

David Anthony Llewellyn Owen, Baron Owen, (born 2 July 1938) is a British politician and physician.

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David Scott (poet)

Reverend Canon Dr David Scott is a Church of England priest, poet, playwright and spiritual writer.

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Deborah Garrison

Deborah Garrison (born 12 February 1965) is an American poet.

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Denise Levertov

Priscilla Denise Levertov (24 October 1923 – 20 December 1997) was an American poet.

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Deryn Rees-Jones

Deryn Rees-Jones is an Anglo Welsh poet, who lives and works in Liverpool.

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E. A. Markham

Edward Archibald "Archie" Markham FRSL (1 October 1939 – 23 March 2008) was a Montserratian poet, playwright, novelist and academic.

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Edith Södergran

Edith Irene Södergran (4 April 1892 – 24 June 1923) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish poet.

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Edna Longley

Edna Longley (born 1940) is an Irish literary critic and cultural commentator specialising in modern Irish and British poetry.

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Edward Thomas (poet)

Philip Edward Thomas (3 March 1878 – 9 April 1917) was a British poet, essayist, and novelist.

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Elena Shvarts

Elena Andreyevna Shvarts (Елена Андреевна Шварц) (17 May 1948 – 11 March 2010) was a Russian poet.

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Elizabeth Alexander (poet)

Elizabeth Alexander (born May 30, 1962) is an American poet, essayist, playwright, and the president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation since 2018.

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Elizabeth Garrett

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.

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Ellen Hinsey

Ellen Hinsey (born 1960 in Boston) is an American writer.

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Enoch Powell

John Enoch Powell (16 June 19128 February 1998) was a British politician, classical scholar, author, linguist, soldier, philologist and poet.

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Esther Morgan

Esther E. Morgan (born 1970) is a British poet.

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Eugène Guillevic

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.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Eva Salzman

Eva Salzman (born 1960) is a noted contemporary American poet.

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Federico García Lorca

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.

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Fleur Adcock

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.

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Frances Horovitz

Frances Horovitz (13 February 1938 – 2 October 1983) was an English poet and broadcaster.

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Fred D'Aguiar

Fred D'Aguiar (born 2 February 1960) is a British-Guyanese poet, novelist and playwright.

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Freda Downie

Freda Downie (20 October 1929 – 4 May 1993) was an English poet.

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Frieda Hughes

Frieda Rebecca Hughes (born 1 April 1960) is an English poet and painter.

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Galway Kinnell

Galway Kinnell (February 1, 1927 – October 28, 2014) was an American poet.

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Gérard Macé

Gérard Macé (born Paris, 4 December 1946) is a French poet, essayist, translator and photographer.

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George Szirtes

George Szirtes (born 29 November 1948) is a British poet and translator from the Hungarian language into English.

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Gillian Allnutt

Gillian Allnutt (born 15 January 1949 in London) is an English poet who has been nominated for the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

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Gjertrud Schnackenberg

Gjertrud Schnackenberg (born August 27, 1953 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American poet.

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Glyn Maxwell

Glyn Maxwell (born 1962) is a British poet, playwright, librettist, and lecturer.

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Grace Nichols

Grace Nichols (born 1950) is a Guyanese poet, who moved to Britain in 1977.

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Gwyneth Lewis

Gwyneth Lewis (born 1959) is a Welsh poet, who was the inaugural National Poet of Wales in 2005.

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Hans Magnus Enzensberger

Hans Magnus Enzensberger (born 11 November 1929 in Kaufbeuren) is a German author, poet, translator and editor.

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Helen Dunmore

Helen Dunmore FRSL (12 December 1952 – 5 June 2017) was a British poet, novelist, and short story and children's writer.

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Helen Ivory

Helen Ivory (born 1969) is an English poet, artist, tutor and editor.

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Henri Michaux

Henri Michaux (24 May 1899 – 19 October 1984) was a highly idiosyncratic Belgian-born poet, writer, and painter who wrote in French.

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Hexham

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.

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Ian Duhig

Robert Ian Duhig (born 9 February 1954 London) is a British poet.

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Ian McMillan (poet)

Ian McMillan (born 21 January 1956) is an English poet, journalist, playwright, and broadcaster.

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Imtiaz Dharker

Imtiaz Dharker (born 1954) is a Pakistan-born British poet, artist and documentary filmmaker.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Irina Ratushinskaya

Irina Borisovna Ratushinskaya (Ири́на Бори́совна Ратуши́нская, 4 March 1954, Odessa – 5 July 2017, Moscow) was a Russian Soviet dissident, poet and writer.

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J. H. Prynne

Jeremy Halvard Prynne (born 24 June 1936) is a British poet closely associated with the British Poetry Revival.

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Jaan Kaplinski

Jaan Kaplinski (born 22 January 1941 in Tartu) is an Estonian poet, philosopher, and culture critic.

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Jack Gilbert

Jack Gilbert (February 18, 1925 – November 13, 2012) was an American poet.

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Jack Mapanje

Jack Mapanje (born 25 March 1944), ProQuest Learning: Literature.

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Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay MBE FRSE (born 9 November 1961) is a Scottish poet and novelist.

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Jacques Dupin

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.

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James Berry (poet)

James Berry, OBE, Hon FRSL (28 September 1924 – 20 June 2017), was a black Jamaican poet who settled in England in the 1940s.

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James Wright (poet)

James Arlington Wright (December 13, 1927 – March 25, 1980) was an American poet.

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Jane Hirshfield

Jane Hirshfield (born 24 February 1953) is an American poet, essayist, and translator.

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Jane Kenyon

Jane Kenyon (May 23, 1947 – April 22, 1995) was an American poet and translator.

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Jean "Binta" Breeze

Jean "Binta" Breeze MBE (born 1957) is a Jamaican dub poet and storyteller.

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Jeet Thayil

Jeet Thayil (born 13 October 1959) is an Indian poet, novelist, librettist and musician.

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Jen Hadfield

Jen Hadfield is a British poet and visual artist.

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Jeni Couzyn

Jeni Couzyn (born 1942) is a feminist poet and anthologist of South African extraction who lives and works in Canada and the United Kingdom.

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Jenny Joseph

Jenny Joseph (7 May 1932 – 8 January 2018) was an English poet.

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Jo Shapcott

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.

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Joanne Limburg

Joanne Limburg (born 1970) is a British writer and poet based in Cambridge at Newnham College.

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John Agard

John Agard (born 21 June 1949 in British Guiana) is an Afro-Guyanese playwright, poet and children's writer, now living in Britain.

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John Oldham (poet)

John Oldham (9 August 1653 – 9 December 1683) was an English satirical poet and translator.

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Julia Copus

Julia Copus (born 1969 in London) is a British poet and children's writer.

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Kamau Brathwaite

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.

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Kathleen Jamie

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.

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Ken Smith (poet)

Ken Smith (4 December 1938 Rudston, Yorkshire – 27 June 2003) was a British poet.

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Kenji Miyazawa

was a Japanese poet and author of children's literature from Hanamaki, Iwate, in the late Taishō and early Shōwa periods.

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Kevin Hart (poet)

Kevin John Hart (born 5 July 1954) is an Anglo-Australian theologian, philosopher and poet.

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Lawrence Sail

Lawrence Sail (born 29 October 1942) is a contemporary British poet and writer.

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Leanne O'Sullivan

Leanne O'Sullivan is a poet from the Beara Peninsula in Cork, Ireland.

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Li-Young Lee

Li-Young Lee (李立揚, pinyin: Lǐ Lìyáng) (born August 19, 1957) is an American poet.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ, born 24 August 1952) is a Jamaican dub poet who has long been based in the UK.

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Mahmoud Darwish

Mahmoud Darwish (maḥmūd darwīsh, 13 March 1941 – 9 August 2008) was a Palestinian poet and author who was regarded as the Palestinian national poet.

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Marin Sorescu

Marin Sorescu (29 February 1936 – 8 December 1996) was a Romanian poet, playwright, and novelist.

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Marina Tsvetaeva

Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (p; 31 August 1941) was a Russian and Soviet poet.

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Martin Carter

Martin Wylde Carter (7 June 1927 – 13 December 1997) was a Guyanese poet and political activist.

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Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver (born September 10, 1935) is an American poet.

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Mary Whitehouse

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.

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Matthew Hollis

Matthew Hollis (born 1971) is an English author, editor, professor, and poet, currently living in London, England.

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Matthew Sweeney

Matthew Sweeney (born 1951 in Donegal, Ireland) is an Irish poet.

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Maura Dooley

Maura Dooley is a British poet and writer.

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Michael Hulse

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.

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Micheal O'Siadhail

Micheal O'Siadhail (Mícheál Ó Siadhail;; born 12 January 1947) is an Irish poet.

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Miguel Hernández

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.

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Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, GCL (born 2 March 1931) is a Russian and former Soviet politician.

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Miroslav Holub

Miroslav Holub (13 September 1923 – 14 July 1998) was a Czech poet and immunologist.

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Moniza Alvi

Moniza Alvi (born 2 February 1954) is a Pakistani-British poet and writer.

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Naomi Shihab Nye

Naomi Shihab Nye (نعومي شهاب ناي), (born March 12, 1952) is a poet, songwriter, and novelist.

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Neil Astley

Neil Astley, Hon.

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New Generation poets (1994)

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.

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Newcastle University

Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.

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Newcastle University Library

Newcastle University Library is the library service for students and staff at Newcastle University, UK.

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Newcastle upon Tyne

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.

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Nick Drake

Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his acoustic guitar-based songs.

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Northumberland

Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.

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Osip Mandelstam

Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (p; – 27 December 1938) was a Russian Jewish poet and essayist.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Paul Éluard

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.

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Paul Batchelor

Paul Batchelor (born 1977) is a British poet.

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Paul Valéry

Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valéry (30 October 1871 – 20 July 1945) was a French poet, essayist, and philosopher.

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Pauline Stainer

Pauline Stainer (born 1941) is an acclaimed English poet.

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Penelope Shuttle

Penelope Shuttle (born 12 May 1947) is a British poet.

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Peter Didsbury

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.

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Peter Reading

Peter Reading (27 July 1946 – 17 November 2011) was an English poet and the author of 26 collections of poetry.

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Philip Gross

Philip Gross (born 1952) is a poet, novelist, playwright and academic, based in Britain.

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Philip Larkin

Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and librarian.

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Philip Levine (poet)

Philip Levine (January 10, 1928 – February 14, 2015) was an American poet best known for his poems about working-class Detroit.

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Philippe Jaccottet

Philippe Jaccottet (born in Moudon, Switzerland, 30 June 1925) is a Francophone poet and translator from the Canton of Vaud, in Switzerland.

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Pia Tafdrup

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.

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Pierre Reverdy

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.

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Poetry

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.

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Poetry Society

The Poetry Society is a membership organisation, open to all, whose stated aim is "to promote the study, use and enjoyment of poetry".

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Polly Clark

Polly Clark (born 1968) is a Canadian-born British writer and poet.

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Priscila Uppal

Priscila Uppal (born 1974 Ottawa) is a Canadian poet, novelist, and playwright.

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Publishing

Publishing is the dissemination of literature, music, or information—the activity of making information available to the general public.

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R. S. Thomas

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.

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Rabindranath Tagore

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.

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Random House

Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.

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René Char

René Char (14 June 1907 – 19 February 1988) was a 20th-century French poet and member of the French Resistance.

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Richard Eyre

Sir Richard Charles Hastings Eyre (born 28 March 1943) is an English film, theatre, television and opera director.

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Rita Ann Higgins

Rita Ann Higgins (born 1955) is an Irish poet and playwright.

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Robert Adamson (poet)

Robert Adamson (born 17 May 1943 in Sydney) is an Australian poet and publisher.

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Roddy Lumsden

Roddy Lumsden (born 1966) is a Scottish poet, who was born in St Andrews.

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Ronald Reagan

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.

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Roy Fisher

Roy Fisher (11 June 1930 – 21 March 2017) was a British poet and jazz pianist.

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Ruth Fainlight

Ruth Fainlight (born 2 May 1931) is a U.S.-born poet, short story writer, translator and librettist based in the UK.

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Ruth Stone

Ruth Stone (June 8, 1915 – November 19, 2011) was an American poet, author, and teacher.

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Salah Stétié

Salah Stétié (صلاح ستيتية) is a Lebanese writer and poet who writes in the French language.

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Sally Read

Sally Read (born 1971 in Suffolk) is a British poet and former psychiatric nurse.

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Samuel Menashe

Samuel Menashe (September 16, 1925 – August 22, 2011) was an American poet.

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Sappho

Sappho (Aeolic Greek Ψαπφώ, Psappho; c. 630 – c. 570 BC) was an archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos.

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Sarah Arvio

Sarah Arvio (born April 3, 1954) is an American poet, essayist and translator.

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Sarah Wardle

Sarah Wardle (born 1969) is an English poet.

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Sean O'Brien (writer)

Sean O'Brien (born 19 December 1952 in London) is a British poet, critic and playwright.

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Selima Hill

Selima Hill (born 13 October 1945 in Hampstead) is a British poet.

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Simon Armitage

Simon Robert Armitage CBE (born 26 May 1963) is an English poet, playwright and novelist.

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Simon Thirsk

Simon Thirsk (born 15 May 1977 in Cape Town) is a retired South African swimmer, who specialised in backstroke events.

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Stephen Knight (poet)

Stephen Knight (born 1960 in Swansea, Wales) is a British (Welsh) poet, novelist, theatre director and tutor in creative writing.

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Stewart Conn

Stewart Conn (born 1936) is a Scottish poet and playwright, born in Hillhead, Glasgow.

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Susan Wicks

Susan Wicks (born 1947 Kent, England) is a British poet, and novelist.

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Taha Muhammad Ali

Taha Muhammad Ali (طه محمد علي) (born 1931 in Saffuriyya, Galilee – October 2, 2011 in Nazareth) was a Palestinian poet.

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Ted Hughes

Edward James Hughes (17 August 1930 – 28 October 1998) was an English poet and children's writer.

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Tess Gallagher

Tess Gallagher (born July 21, 1943 in Port Angeles, Washington) is an American poet, essayist, and short story writer.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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Tom Paulin

Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949 in Leeds, England) is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature.

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Tomas Tranströmer

Tomas Gösta Tranströmer (15 April 1931 – 26 March 2015) was a Swedish poet, psychologist and translator.

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Tomas Venclova

Tomas Venclova (born 11 September 1937, Klaipėda) is a Lithuanian poet, prose writer, scholar, philologist and translator of literature.

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Tony Harrison

Tony Harrison (born 30 April 1937) is an English poet, translator and playwright.

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Tony Hoagland

Anthony Dey Hoagland (born November 19, 1953) is an American poet.

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Tracey Herd

Tracey Herd (born 1968) is a Scottish poet based in Dundee.

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Tua Forsström

Tua Birgitta Forsström (born 2 April 1947 in Porvoo, Eastern Uusimaa) is a Finnish writer who writes in Swedish.

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UK miners' strike (1984–85)

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.

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United Kingdom

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.

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United States

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.

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V (poem)

"V" (sometimes styled "v.") is a poem by Tony Harrison written in 1985.

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W. N. Herbert

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W. S. Merwin

William Stanley Merwin (born September 30, 1927) is an American poet, credited with over fifty books of poetry, translation and prose.

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Yang Lian (poet)

Yang Lian (楊煉 Yáng Liàn) is a Swiss-Chinese poet associated with the Misty Poets and also with the Searching for Roots school.

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Yevgeny Rein

Yevgeny Borisovich Rein (Евге́ний Бори́сович Рейн; born December 29, 1935 in Leningrad) is a Russian poet and writer.

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Yves Bonnefoy

Yves Jean Bonnefoy (24 June 1923, Tours – 1 July 2016 Paris) was a French poet and art historian.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloodaxe_Books

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