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

When poetry is sold as nothing more inspiring than literary politics, is it any surprise the poetry shelves in Waterstones are so dusty?

Poetry doesn’t need to be useful

Isobel Williams’s treatment of selected poems is literary charcuterie, as neat as it is naughty