Michael Symmons Roberts

Michael Symmons Roberts FRSL (born 1963 in Preston, Lancashire) is a British poet. He has published seven collections of poetry, all with Cape (Random House), and has won the Forward Prize, the Costa Book Award and the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, as well as major prizes from the Arts Council and Society of Authors. He has been shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize, the Griffin Poetry Prize and the Ondaatje Prize. He has also written novels, libretti and texts for oratorios and song cycles. ... more on Wikipedia

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