John Ashbery’s style, with its Whitman-like relish for all kinds of everything, is well attuned to the online world of fingertip “likes” and favourite(...)

Paul Muldoon: “My God, where’s the door?” Photograph: Dave Kotinsky/Getty

In a brilliant collection of prose pieces, The Outnumbered Poet, the late, much-missed Dennis O’Driscoll writes that he would have found it “embarrass(...)

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