Daljit Nagra: My editor and I

Daljit Nagra’s third collection, British Museum, is published this month. Here, the award-winning poet reflects on his evolving relationship with Faber’s Poetry Editor, Matthew Hollis. I am a terrifyingly unassuming and undemanding poet. It could be said that my editor is fortunate to have my docile sensibility at his disposal. I expect little to nothing…

LISTEN: Emily Berry reads from Stranger, Baby

Stranger, Baby, Emily Berry’s recently published second collection and the follow up to the award-winning debut Dear Boy, is a book of ‘highly intelligent, deeply moving poems that provide a new lens through which to consider grief’ [The Guardian]. In this exclusive audio recording, Emily Berry reads three poems from Stranger, Baby – ‘Everything Bad is…

Exclusive New Author Film: Simon Armitage reads ‘Thank You for Waiting’

After more than a decade, the poet, playwright and Oxford Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage has returned to his trademark contemporary lyricism with his eleventh collection of poetry, The Unaccompanied. Set against a backdrop of economic recession and social division, at the heart of this collection is the feeling of alienation as a commonplace experience….