Mark Ford is a professor of English and head of University College London's English department. His first collection, Landlocked (Chatto & Windus, 1991), was followed by two collections from Faber, Soft Shit (2001) and Six Children (2011). He has also published a biography of the French writer Raymond Roussel (Cornell University Press, 2000), and a parallel text edition of Roussel’s Nouvelles Impressions d’Afrique (New Impressions of Africa, Columbia University Press, 2011). He is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and the London Review of Books, and a selection of his reviews and essays have been published in two volumes, A Driftwood Altar (Waywiser, 2005) and Mr and Mrs Stevens and Other Essays (Peter Lang, 2011). His anthology London: A History in Verse was published in 2012. He is co-translator with Sarah Maguire of Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi's A Monkey at the Window: Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books/Poetry Translation Centre, 2016).
Books by Mark Ford