Rory Waterman is the author of three collections from Carcanet: Tonight the Summer’s Over, which was a PBS Recommendation and was shortlisted for a Seamus Heaney Award; Sarajevo Roses, shortlisted for the Ledbury Forte Prize, and most recently Sweet Nothings. He teaches English at Nottingham Trent University, has written several books on modern and contemporary poetry, and co-edits New Walk Editions. Rory Waterman’s website is here
Let the morbid fancy roam
Rory Waterman reviews Donald Davie, Selected Poems, ed. Sinéad Morrissey (Carcanet, 2022)
What does Rory Waterman say?
At primary school, we had a teacher who encouraged us to write poems, and I realised I was relatively good at putting words into action ...
North and South
Rory Waterman talks about his time as international writer in residence for Bucheon UNESCO City of Literature and his commission to write about the border
I was nothing but a heretic cormorant
Rory Waterman reviews The European Eel by Steve Ely (Longbarrow, 2021)