Cover Design: Ted Hughes’ Nature Poems

As part of our 90th celebrations, we commissioned five printmakers to design artwork for new editions of some of Ted Hughes’s most popular nature poems. To celebrate the first day of spring, we asked Eleanor Crow, who selected and commissioned all five of the printmakers, along with the printmakers themselves, to tell us a bit…

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…

And the 2015–16 Faber New Poets are…

Faber & Faber with Arts Council England announce the recipients of the Faber New Poets scheme 2015–16 Now in its fourth incarnation, the Faber New Poets scheme exists to encourage new writers at a crucial point in their career. Open to those who have yet to publish a first collection or pamphlet, the scheme offers mentorship, pamphlet publication…