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John Whale

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  • John Whale is the Director of the University of Leeds Poetry Centre. He is the author of two collections of poetry, Waterloo Teeth and Frieze, both published by Carcanet/Northern House. Waterloo Teeth was shortlisted for the Forward Prize's Felix Dennis Prize for best first collection. He is Managing Editor of the international quarterly magazine Stand.
    Praise for John Whale 'I loved this book, clever and culturedand steeped in the era of the Romantics.'
    Suzi Feay
     'mixes verbal originality... with sympathetic clarity and seriousness: poems that matter.'
    Bernard O'Donoghue
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