David Morley

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Welcome to the website for the writer David Morley.

David is the award-winning writer of ten books of poetry. His new collection of poems is The Gypsy and the Poet, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and a Morning Star book of the year. David's Biographies of Birds and Flowers: Selected Poems will be published in 2015.

He writes criticism, essays and reviews for The Guardian, Independent and Poetry Review. A recent book of poems Enchantment was a Telegraph Book of the Year while The Invisible Kings was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and TLS Book of the Year. The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing is a bestseller worldwide.  

David is Professor of Writing in Comparative Literary Studies at Warwick University, and adjunct Professor at Monash University, Melbourne. He has been a judge of the TS Eliot Prize, Foyle Young Poets and the Cholmondeley Awards.