Robin Robertson

Robin Robertson is from the north-east coast of Scotland. He has published five collections of poetry - most recently Hill of Doors (Picador, 2013) - and received a number of accolades, including the Petrarch Prize, the E.M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Cholmondeley Award and all three Forward Prizes. He has also edited a collection of essays, Mortification: Writers’ Stories of Their Public Shame, translated two plays of Euripides, Medea and the Bacchae, and, in 2006, published The Deleted World, a selection of free English versions of poems by the Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer.

Residencies
  • 2011