Christopher Reid is the author of many books of poems, including A Scattering (winner of the Costa Book of the Year Award) and The Song of Lunch. From 1991 to 1999 he was the poetry editor at Faber and Faber, Ltd., where he worked with Ted Hughes on such books as Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters, and later edited Letters of Ted Hughes (FSG, 2007). He is now a freelance writer and lives in London.
Willed Resilience: On Andrew Motion and Christopher Reid
Declan Ryan reviews “Coming in to Land: Selected Poems 1975-2015” by Andrew Motion and “A Scattering and Anniversary” by Christopher Reid....