Jeremy Robson

Described by The Times as “a champion of poetry” Jeremy Robson has published a number of lauded books of poetry, edited various landmark anthologies and initiated the popular series of Poetry and Jazz in Concert events of which there were over 300, reading alongside many leading poets including Ted Hughes, Dannie Abse, Laurie Lee, Stevie Smith and Vernon Scannell. For many years he ran his own high-profile publishing company, Robson Books. Reviewing him in the Daily Mail Bel Moony wrote: “My test when reading a new book of poems is to stick a post-it note wherever there’s a poem I want to return to. They sprout like a small forest in his new collection….. His work gets better and better”. He has also published a much-admired memoir entitled Under Cover: A Poet’s Life in Publishing.

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