Tag: Poetry

This Folio Life: Honouring the poems of Wilfred Owen

Posted on 31/10/2018

Neil Bousfield’s sensitive work was the perfect commission for the third and final book in Folio’s limited edition War Poets series. Neil lives in Norfolk, fortuitously the same county as Victoria Hal …


The Simple Bard

Posted on 25/01/2016

Kathleen Jamie explores how the poet Robert Burns found fertile ground for his imagination in the soil of a failing farm.   In Spring 1786 Robert Burns was twenty-seven, unstable, ambitious and a …


Seamus Heaney 1939-2013

Posted on 03/09/2013

Seamus Heaney, 1970.(© Simon Garbutt) The outpouring of tributes to Seamus Heaney, who died at the age of 74 on 30 August following a short illness, are befitting of a man  possessed of both a down-to …