Nathaniel Mackey

Nathaniel Mackey is a poet and novelist born in 1947 Miami, Florida. He got his BA from Princeton University and later received a PhD from Stanford University. Mackey is the author of six books of poetry, the most recent of which is Blue Fasa (New Directions, 2015), and an ongoing prose work, From a Broken […]

John Wilkinson

John Wilkinson is an English poet born in London, 1953. He spent a year in Harvard working on the poetry of John Wieners, before he trained as a psychiatric nurse. In 2003 Wilkinson was attached to the Centre for the Study of Issues in Public Mental Health in New York, as a Fulbright Scholar. He is […]

Lyn Hejinian

Lyn Hejinian was born in the San Francisco bay Area in 1941. Her work has taken the form of poetry, essays, and translations. Hejinian has published many collections of poetry and her most recent publication is The Unfollowing, published by Omnidawn in 2016. She is the recipient of a Writing Fellowship from the California Arts […]

Rosmarie Waldrop

Rosmarie Waldrop was born in Bavaria in 1935. She studied at the University of Würzburg, where she met her husband Keith Waldrop and later moved to the US. Along with her husband, Waldrop ran the Burning Deck Press, publishing poetry, fiction, and translated works. Waldrop’s work often examines her difficult childhood and the conditions she […]

Trevor Joyce

Trevor Joyce was born in Dublin, Ireland. He has published seventeen collections of poetry and is currently co-founder and co-editor of the New Writers’ Press. Joyce is also director of the SoundEye poetry festival in Cork where he currently resides. His first book was published in 1967 and his Selected Poems: 1967 – 2014 was […]

Book Launch at Edinburgh Festival

On the 19th of August 2017, the Edge Hill University Press team travelled to Edinburgh International Book Festival for the launch of our newest publication: Atlantic Drift: An Anthology of Poetry and Poetics. With special readings from Sophie Collins, Andrea Brady and Sean Bonney, three of the poets featured in the anthology. Below we have […]

Zoë Skoulding

Zoë Skoulding was born in Bradford, UK. She now lives in North Wales where she is currently Director of Creative Writing and Deputy Head of School at Bangor University. Skoulding is also Bangor’s Director of Contempo, the Centre for Contemporary Poetry run collaboratively between five universities in the UK. Skoulding’s work varies from poetry to […]

Steven Fowler

S.J. Fowler is a poet and visual artist who works across modernist and avant-garde traditions. He is the curator of The Enemies project, which has led to collaborations between hundreds of poets from across the world. S.J. Fowler is a Lecturer at Kingston University in England and he also teaches for The Poetry School in […]

Andrea Brady

Andrea Brady is an American poet and co-editor of Barque Press. Born in Philadelphia, Brady moved to the UK where she currently resides and works, running the Centre for Poetry and the Archive of the Now ( She also works as a Professor of Poetry at Queen Mary University of London. In an interview with […]

Chris McCabe

Chris McCabe was born in Liverpool where he also grew up and studied Literary Studies at the University of Central Lancashire. He later moved to London and has now published a number of poetry collections with Salt Publishing and a more recent one called Speculatrix with Penned in the Margins. McCabe was short listed for […]