Born in Leeds to Sri Lankan parents, Vidyan Ravinthiran is a Lecturer at Durham University. He was awarded his D.Phil for his thesis on Elizabeth Bishop at Balliol College, Oxford, in 2010, and was poetry editor of the Oxonian Review. He reviews frequently (in Poetry Review, Poetry London, PN Review, The Times Literary Supplement and other magazines), and is currently working on a novel, as well as a book about Elizabeth Bishop. His pamphlet At Home or Nowhere was published by Tall-Lighthouse in 2008. His first book-length collection, Grun-tu-molani (Bloodaxe Books, 2014), was shortlisted for both the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Seamus Heaney Centre Poetry Prize, and is shortlisted for the 2015 Michael Murphy Memorial Prize.
Books by Vidyan Ravinthiran