D. S. Marriott

D. S. Marriott is a poet, critic and teacher born in Nottingham in 1963. He was educated at the University of Sussex, where he also received his PhD in literature. He currently lives in California and teaches at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Marriott has published a number of collections of poetry, as well […]

Erín Moure

Erín Moure is a poet, translator and essayist born in 1955 in Calgary, Canada. She currently lives in Montreal, Canada. In 1975 Moure spent a year at the University of British Columbia studying philosophy, before she began working at Via Rail Canada where she continued to write poetry and learnt to speak French. It was […]

Allen Fisher

Allen Fisher is a poet, painter, editor, teacher and performer from London. He currently resides in Hereford. Fisher began writing poetry in 1962, and has since published over 150 chapbooks, poetry collections, graphics and art documentation. His most recent publication is Imperfect Fit (University Alabama Press, 2016) focusing on the patterns of connectedness in contemporary […]

Jerome Rothenberg

Jerome Rothenberg was born in New York City to Jewish/Polish immigrant parents and currently lives in San Diego, California. Rothenberg is the author of more than seventy books and pamphlets of poetry, most notably: Poland/1931 (New Directions Publishing, 1974) and Eye of Witness (Black Widow Press, 2013), which encompasses over 50 years of his writing, […]

M. NourbeSe Philip

M. NourbeSe Philip is a poet, novelist, playwright, essayist and lawyer from Trinidad and Tobago and currently lives in Toronto. She has published numerous poetry collections; most notably She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, first published in 1989 by Ragweed Press. Her most recent poetry collection is Zong! which was published in 2008 […]

Sean Bonney

Sean Bonney was born in Brighton, England, he moved to London where he lived for twenty years before moving to Berlin, where he currently resides. He has published numerous poetry collections, most recently Letters Against the Firmament (Enitharmon, 2015). His work has been translated into several languages and he has edited the micropress ‘yt communication’ […]

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 […]

Bhanu Kapil

Bhanu Kapil was born in England in 1968 to Indian parents, and grew up in a South Asian, working-class community in London. She developed a childhood interest in writing and cites Salman Rushdie as an early influence. She earned a BA from Loughborough University and, after moving to the United States in 1990, an MA […]

Claudia Rankine

Claudia Rankine was born in Kingston, Jamaica. She is a poet, playwright, essayist and editor. She is the author of numerous poetry collections, including Citizen: An American Lyric (2014), which was a finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry. In a review written by Nick […]

Robert Fitterman

Robert Fitterman was born in St. Louis, Missouri and now lives in New York City. Fitterman is currently a leading conceptual poet in contemporary poetry. He is the author of numerous poetry collections, some of his most recent including, Nevermind (2016) No Wait, Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself (2014) and Holocaust Museum (2013) One of […]