David Morley

David Morley

David Morley Headshot - Kendal Poetry Festival 2021 Poet
Photo credit: Graeme Oxby

Festival Poet

David Morley is a poet and ecologist. For many years he lived and worked in The Lakes, and is delighted to be part of the Kendal Poetry Festival.

David won the Ted Hughes Award for The Invisible Gift: Selected Poems, the judges commenting, ‘Ted Hughes wrote about the natural magical and mythical world; The Invisible Gift is a natural successor’. His collections, all from Carcanet, include The Magic of What’s There, The Gypsy and the Poet, Scientific Papers, Enchantment and The Invisible Kings.

David is Professor of Creative Writing at Warwick University. His latest book, FURY, was a Poetry Book Society Choice and shortlisted for The Forward Prize for Best Collection. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature.

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