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B. 1930 D. 2017
“What's poetry, if it's worth its salt, / but a phrase men can pass from hand to mouth?”
Tempest has forged their own voice, unlike anything else in the mainstream poetry world. The Independent
Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe's poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL
The balance of passion and poise is a constant tension in Davis's work - PN Review
Here is a poet with a commanding style; her voice is entirely her own, both rich and laconic - Penelope Shuttle
I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips
B. 1916 D. 1995
The most remarkable phenomenon of the English poetic scene ... has been the advent, or perhaps I should say the irruption, of Gavin Ewart - Philip Larkin.