Tim Liardet









Tim Liardet has produced nine collections of poetry. His third collection Competing with the Piano Tuner  was a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation and long-listed for the Whitbread Poetry Prize and his fourth— To the God of Rain— a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Spring 2003.The Blood Choir, his fifth collection, won an Arts Council England Writer’s Award as a collection-in-progress, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Summer 2006 and short-listed for the T.S. Eliot Prize. His pamphlet—Priest Skear—appeared in 2010 and was the Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice for winter of that year; The Storm House, his seventh collection, was published by Carcanet in June 2011. Madame Sasoo Goes Bathing, was published in 2013; his next full collection will appear from Carcanet in September 2015; his New and Selected Poems, from the same publisher, in September 2016. He is Professor of Poetry at Bath Spa University.






The poems are as intimately limned as a Dürer drawing...conceived out of an original mind and written with a responsible virtuosity.

Peter Porter



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