Carol Rumens is the author of 17 collections of poems, as well as occasional fiction, drama and translation. She has received the Cholmondeley Award and the Prudence Farmer Prize, and was joint recipient of an Alice Hunt Bartlett Award. She is currently Visiting Professor in Creative Writing at Bangor University, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and edits a weekly poem column for the Guardian, from which she has published the anthology Smart Devices: 52 Poems from The Guardian 'Poem of the Week' (Carcanet Press, 2019). Her recent books include Self into Song: Newcastle/Bloodaxe Poetry Lectures (2007), and the collections Blind Spots (2008), De Chirico’s Threads (2010) and Animal People (2016) from Seren. She has translated Russian poetry with her late partner Yuri Drobyshev, including the work of Irina Ratushinskaya in Pencil Letter (Bloodaxe Books, 1988) and Evgeny Rein in his Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2001).
Books by Carol Rumens