In Their Own Words – edited by George Szirtes and Helen Ivory

A backstage peep behind the poetry of some of the best contemporary British and Irish writers. In Their Own Words is an examination, by the writers themselves, of what most matters to them in both the social or individual realm, including the politics of belonging.

Featuring Tom Warner, Andrew Greig, W.N. Herbert, Mark Granier, Philip Gross, Vicki Feaver, Mimi Khalvati, David Morley, Ira Lightman, Agnes Lehoczky, Andy Brown, Ian Duhig, Anna Reckin, Jen Hadfield, Sarah Law, Kona Macphee, Maitreyabandhu, Julia Copus, Polly Clark, Deryn Rees-Jones, Tim Turnbull, Samantha Wynne Rhydderch, Helen Mort, Nigel McLoughlin, Jay Bernard, Katrina Porteous, Ross Sutherland, Luke Wright, Tim Wells, Antony Dunn, Luke Kennard, Matthew Sweeney, Pascale Petit, Moniza Alvi, Gregory Woods, Sam Riviere, Michael Symmons Roberts, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Martin Figura, Jacob Sam-La Rose, Mir Mahfuz Ali, Vahni Capildeo, Roger Robinson, Clare Shaw, Clare Pollard, Meirion Jordan, Tiffany Atkinson, Patience Agbabi, John McCullough, John Mole, Peter Scupham, Alison Brackenbury, Carol Rumens, Carrie Etter, Penelope Shuttle and Esther Morgan.

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