Robin Robertson

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Top 10 verse novels | Sarah Crossan
From Homer’s classical epic to Kae Tempest’s mythic struggles in modern London, these books show that poetry can be more immediate than prose

Sarah Crossan

30, Sep, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Robin Robertson: ‘Writing poetry has very little to do with the intellect’
The Scottish poet and editor on defying conventions of genre, the elusive nature of what he does, and the importance of external validation

Rachel Cooke

08, Dec, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Robin Robertson wins Goldsmiths prize for innovative fiction with The Long Take
Scottish poet wins £10,000 prize for his ‘narrative poem’ about a D-Day veteran in search of a home in postwar America

Alison Flood

14, Nov, 2018 @8:01 PM

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How I write: Man Booker shortlist authors reveal their inspirations
A former slave’s travels, a violent Swat-team arrest, a war between humans and trees... Esi Edugyan, Rachel Kushner, Daisy Johnson, Robin Robertson, Richard Powers and Anna Burns on the real stories behind their novels

Esi Edugyan, Rachel Kushner, Daisy Johnson, Robin Robertson, Anna Burns, Richard Powers

13, Oct, 2018 @8:00 AM

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