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, Knopf and Anansi, and forthcoming from Guanda, Hanser Verlag, Querido, and Editions L’Olivier – won the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction and the Roehampton Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
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