Don Paterson is the author of seven books of poetry.
He has twice won both the Whitbread/Costa Poetry Prize and the TS Eliot Prize, along with a number of other awards including all three Forward Prizes.
He is a recipient of the OBE and the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. He is Professor of Poetry at the University of St Andrews, and since 1996 has been poetry editor at Picador MacMillan.
Carolyn Forché is a leading American poet and human rights activist.
Her second collection, The Country Between Us, drew on her experiences in El Salvador as the country erupted into civil war, which she has since addressed in What You Have Heard Is True: a memoir of witness and resistance.
Her later collections are The Angel of History, Blue Hour and In the Lateness of the World.
For ages 16+
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