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Li-Young Lee  draws on his Chinese-American heritage in his poems, in particular his early experience of exile and migration. He was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, the son of Chinese parents exiled there having fallen foul of the Communist authorities. Lee’s…

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Michael Longley (b.1939, Belfast) is a central figure in contemporary Irish poetry. A forceful figure within the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, where he founded the literary programme, he is one of the 200 distinguished artists who are members of…

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Margaret Atwood (b. 1939) is familiar to readers all over the world as the author of some of the finest and most influential fiction of the last few decades. Titles like The Handmaid’s Tale, Alias Grace, and The Robber Bride…

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Vernon Scannell

B. 1922 D. 2007

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Vernon Scannell (1922 – 2007) published his poetry from the 1950s right up to the last year of his life, but seems to be less well-known than he deserves, despite being the recipient of the Heinemann Award for Literature and…

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On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood - Richard Harrison
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With the Dying of the Light - Richard Harrison
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This Poem is Alive Because it is Unfinished - Richard Harrison
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Tame - Sarah Howe
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avocado pear - Toni Stuart
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Old Moments - Alasdair Gray
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Kaspar Hauser - Clive Wilmer
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The Day I Outlived My Father - Bernard O’Donoghue
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