The playwright will not be remembered for his poetry

How does a writer become a figure of cultish renown?

The acclaimed novelist harboured dreams of writing verse

A new memoir finds the poet in a world of rivers, rods, and reels

This new biography of John Donne brings the centuries-dead poet to life

The fiftieth anniversary of Seamus Heaney’s Wintering Out is a chance to recognise the importance of place to his poetry

Not reactionary, just drawn that way

Carey is the tour guide of a magnificent villa telling of the wonders that lie beyond a closed door