The Gypsy and the Poet
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Welcome to the website for the writer David Morley.
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.