Carcanet Press Logo
Quote of the Day
an admirable concern to keep lines open to writing in Ireland, Scotland, Wales and America.
Seamus Heaney

Angela Leighton

Angela Leighton
Books by this author: Trinity Poets (Ed.) Spills
  • About
  • Reviews
  • Angela Leighton is Senior Research Fellow in English at Trinity College. She is the author of many critical works, including On Form: Poetry, Aestheticism, and the Legacy of a Word (2007), as well as four collections of poetry, most recently Spills (2016).
    Praise for Angela Leighton 'Its lasting impression is a renewed awareness of poetry's manifold reach.'
    The TLS


     'This is one of those rare books that you know will become a kind of touchstone.'
    Jay Parini
    'Outstanding among the excellent ... the poems ring like bells.'
    Anne Stevenson
     'The density of Angela Leighton's poetry is of the best kind.'
    The TLS
    'An original poet who may come to be an important one.'
    The Times
     'Leighton's language is surprisingly meaty. This is attentive, sure-footed poetry.'
    The Guardian
Share this...
The Carcanet Blog Dollhouse on Fire: Sheri Benning read more Rebecca Goss on Alison Watt read more Jane Yeh: On Misfits, Outsiders and Klaus Nomi read more 'We can love our past not because it was easy, but simply because it was ours': Thomas McCarthy read more PN Review 246: Editorial read more The Face Behind 'PoetryEast' read more
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2019 Carcanet Press Ltd