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Ron Butlin is that rare breed - a poet who takes the novel form and shows it is ripe for reinvention. Playful, haunting and moving, this is writing of the highest quality. - Ian Rankin
A haunting music full of subtlety of thought and religious echoes. -- Charles Bainbridge, The Guardian
'Out of this zany dark and ice we will carry/longing and the sun in our eyes forever.' Christine De Luca, Light Show at the Botanics
Once this poem is finished, you may find me/both taking and giving breath, wherever I can.' Tom Pow,' 'The Bar at the Well of Love'
Richard Price retains an individual voice in which intense feelings of love, or dislocation, are packing into often short, complex lyrics -- Carol Ann Duffy
Catherine Byron's poems write themselves where they ought: on the inside of your skin. Hilary Mantel
Lucid observations, smart conceits and insight into the contemporary world as a fragmented, self-constructed thing. - The Independent
He stands among the indispensable poets of modern and contemporary Scotland - Douglas Dunn
'Inventive, striking and memorable, Morgan is one of the most original poets around.' Andrew Motion, Guardian Books of the Year