|"Enchantment", Telegraph Book of the Year.2010
The Invisible Kings
Poem Spans the Globe
David on Twitter
Whitesmiths work the tinct tin into leaves.
They could weave, if they chose, a whole whitten of it.
It would glitter, that false wayfarer’s tree,
as the whitethorn, or the whitethroat calling from its false leaves.
Welcome to the website for the
writer David Morley.
David is the award-winning writer of nine books of poetry and the editor of six anthologies of new fiction
and poetry. His next collection of poems is The Gypsy and the Poet, Carcanet Press, 2013. David's New and
Selected Poems will be published by Carcanet in 2014.
He writes criticism, essays and reviews for The
Guardian and Poetry Review. A recent book of poems Enchantment from Carcanet was a Telegraph
Book of the Year while The Invisible Kings was a Poetry
Book Society Recommendation. The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing is a bestseller worldwide. David
is Professor of Writing at Warwick University and a judge of the 2012 T.S.Eliot Prize.