Robin Robertson was brought up on the north-east coast of Scotland and now lives in London. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he has published five collections of poetry and has received a number of honours, including the Petrarca-Preis, the E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and all three Forward Prizes. His selected poems, Sailing the Forest, was published in 2014.
The Long Take – published by Picador, and forthcoming from Knopf, Anansi, Guanda, Hanser Verlag and Editions L’Olivier – has won the 2018 Roehampton Poetry Prize and is shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize and the Man Booker Prize.
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