Past Participants: Poets & Translators

Listings of all our StAnza poets and translators since 1998. If you wish to find out more, you can search the past festivals archive (from 2015) for poets, artists and events, or browse earlier festivals (2005 to 2014) on our old website at past.stanzapoetry.org.

Poets & Translators Featured Year(s) Appearing in capacity
Patricia Ace   2013 poet
Fleur Adcock   2006 poet
Patience Agbabi   1999, 2003, 2009 poet
Adnan al-Sayegh   2011 poet
Anna Aguilar-Amat   2000 poet/translator
Josep Lluís Aguiló   2015 poet
John Akpata   2010 poet
Deborah Alma   2015 poet
Ghayath Almadhoun   2012 poet
Moniza Alvi   2003, 2010 poet
Rachel Amey   2014 poet, writer
Gill Andrews   2012 poet
Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke   2001 poet/translator
Ifor Ap Glyn   2013 poet
Simon Armitage   2001, 2004, 2009, 2015 poet, speaker, masterclass tutor
Claire Askew   2011 poet
Jean Atkin   2013 poet
Polly Atkin   2011 poet
Tiffany Atkinson   2010 poet, speaker
William Auld   1998 poet
Tusiata Avia   2012 poet
Ken Babstock   2013 poet, tutor
Gabeba Baderoon   2014 poet
Sophie F. Baker   2011 poet
Emily Ballou   2011 poet
Don Barnard   2005 poet
Rob Barratt   2013 poet
Simon Barraclough   2012 poet
Tomica Bajsić   2014 poet, translator, writer
Giuseppe Bartoli   2014 poet
Meg Bateman   2000, 2001 poet
Martin Bates   2014 poet
Jo Bell   2011 poet
Charles Bennett   2006 poet, speaker
Jill Bennett   2010 poet
Francesco Benozzo   2000 poet/musician
Fiona Benson   2007 poet
Jay Bernard   2009 poet
Louis de Bernières   2014 poet, writer
Emily Berry   2009 poet
Sujata Bhatt   2014 poet
Elisa Biagini   2009 poet
Sheena Blackhall   2005 poet
Ian Blake   2014 poet
Helen Boden   2013 poet
William Bonar   2012 poet
Jenny Bornholdt   2009 poet
Sean Borodale   2013 poet
Annie Boutelle   2009 poet
Retta Bowen   2007, 2008 poet, actor
Alison Brackenbury   2008 poet
Ros Brackenbury   2009 poet, speaker
Volker Braun   2005 poet
Jean Binta Breeze   2001 poet
Carly Brown   2014 poet
Tsead Bruinja   2008, 2013 poet, speaker
Colette Bryce   2005, 2010 poet
Sam Buchan-Watts   2015 poet
Alan Buckley   2012 poet
Elizabeth Burns   2000, 2010 poet
Gale Burns   2014 poet
John Burnside   1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 poet, speaker, translator
Ron Butlin   2000, 2007, 2013 poet, speaker
James Byrne   2015 poet, editor
Xosé María Álvarez Cáccamo   2006 poet
Kevin Cadwallender   2009, 2010 poet
Maoilios
Miles
Caimbeul
Campbell
  2011 poet
Robin Cairns   2007, 2008, 2014 poet
Matthew Caley   2007 poet
Gerry Cambridge   2004, 2012 poet, workshop tutor
Angus Peter Campbell   2004, 2009 poet, speaker
Catriona Lexy Campbell   2010 poet
Drew Campbell   2013, 2014 poet, writer
Niall Campbell   2012 poet
Stuart B Campbell   2009 poet
Toby Campion   2015 poet
Moya Cannon   2010 poet
Jim Carruth   2006, 2007, 2008 poet, speaker
Ciaran Carson   2011 poet
Liam Carson   2013 poet
Robert Chandler   2015 translator
Kayo Chingonyi   2014 poet
Antony Christie   2013 poet
Kate Clanchy   2001, 2009 poet, workshop tutor, speaker
Polly Clark   2007 poet
Thomas A Clark   2004, 2009 poet/artist, speaker
A. C. Clarke   2011 poet
Gillian Clarke   2004, 2013 poet
Ken Cockburn   2002, 2004, 2008 poet/translator, workshop & masterclass tutor
Chris Coleman   2005 poet
Stewart Conn   2000, 2005, 2011 poet
David Constantine   2005, 2014 poet, translator, writer
Alastair Cook   2012 poet, film-maker
Swithun Cooper   2010 poet, speaker
Wendy Cope   2004 poet
Julie Copus   2009 poet
Elizabeth Cordiner   2010 poet
David Costello   2014 poet
Sally Crabtree   2013 poet
Ellen Cranitch   2011 poet
Robert Crawford   1999, 2000, 2004, 2009, 2012, 2014 poet, speaker, performer
Allan Crosbie   2000 poet
Anna Crowe   2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2015 translator, poet
Simon Currie   2015 poet
Abi Curtis   2009 poet
Tony Curtis   2006, 2007, 2012 poet, speaker
Rachel Curzon   2008 poet
Tadeusz Dąbrowski   2012 poet
Jenni Daiches   2007 poet
Peter Daniels   2015 translator
Godon Dargie   2013 poet
Claudia Daventry   2012, 2015 poet
Robert Davidson   2004 poet, speaker
Kwame Dawes   2012 poet
Young Dawkins   2012 poet
Christine de Luca   1998, 2004, 2010, 2015 poet
TJ Dema   2014 poet
John Dennison   2015 poet
Miquel Desclot   2000 poet, workshop tutor
Imtiaz Dharker   2007 poet, film-maker, speaker
Isobel Dixon   2012 poet
Karen Doherty   2001, 2008 poet, speaker
Heather Doholleau   2008 poet/artist
Michael Donaghy   2001 poet
Julia Donaldson   2011 writer
Maura Dooley   2005 poet, speaker, workshop tutor
Tishani Doshi   2014 poet, writer
Mark Doty   2005, 2013 poet, speaker
Gawain Douglas   2011 poet
Boris Dralyuk   2015 translator
Ann Drysdale   2008, 2014 poet
Carol Ann Duffy   2003, 2009, 2014 poet
Ian Duhig   2015 poet
Arjen Duinker   2014 poet
Bill Duncan   2004 poet/artist
Helen Dunmore   2009 poet
Joe Dunthorne   2012 poet
Douglas Dunn   1998, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 poet, speaker
Jane Duran   2008 poet
Paul Durcan   1998, 2015 poet
G F Dutton   2003 poet, speaker
Menna Elfyn   2014 poet, writer
Jenny Ellliott   2014, 2015 poet
Chris Emery   2013 poet
Carrie Etter   2011 poet
Bruce Eunson   2013 poet
Rob Evans   2005 poet
Sally Evans   2004, 2008, 2014 poet, speaker
Jonathan Falla   2012 dramatist
Elena Fanailova   2007 poet
U A Fanthorpe (& Rosie Bailey)   2004 poet
Paul Farley   2011 poet
Marco Fazzini   2007, 2014 poet, translator, writer
Vicki Feaver   2000, 2004, 2010, 2014 poet, masterclass tutor
Elaine Feinstein   2003 poet
Gerrie Fellows   2002, 2009 poet
James Fenton   2008 poet
Gillian Ferguson   1999, 2002 poet
Miguel Anxo Fernán-Vello   2006 poet
Heike Fiedler   2009 poet
Martin Figura   2012 poet
Roy Fisher   2007 poet, speaker
Matthew Fitt   2006 poet
Leontia Flynn   2006 poet
Cheryl Follon   2008 poet
Carolyn Forché   2015 poet, workshop tutor
Erin Fornoff   2015 poet
Andrew Forster   2006, 2013 poet, speaker
Kate Fox   2010 poet
Linda France   2006 poet, workshop tutor
Bashabi Fraser   2000, 2014 poet
Anne Frater   2007 poet
Annie Freud   2008 poet, speaker
Hazel Frew   2015 poet
Alison Funk   2001 poet, workshop tutor
Anne-Marie Fyfe   2010 poet
Maria Galina   2007 poet
Tess Gallagher   2008 poet, speaker
Miriam Gamble   2008 poet
Viv Gee   2006 poet
  Ghostboy (David Stavanger)   2013 poet
Eddie Gibbons   2010 poet
Magi Gibson   2008 poet
Harry Giles   2013 poet
Valerie Gillies   2000, 2006 poet, workshop & masterclass tutor
Margaret Gillies-Brown   2014 poet
Alan Gillis   2009 poet
Chrissie Gittins   2015 poet
John Glenday   2000, 2004, 2010, 2012 poet
Mark O. Goodwin   2011 poet
Rody Gorman   2012 poet
Anita Govan   2003 poet, workshop tutor
John Greening   2014 poet
Stephanie Green   2015 poet
Lavinia Greenlaw   2001, 2012 poet
Andrew Greig   2003 poet
Philip Gross   2011 poet
Durs Grünbein   2011 poet
Dorothea Grünzweig   2002 poet, workshop tutor
Soleïman Adel Guémar   2008 poet
Alex Gwyther   2014 poet
Helmut Haberkamm   2008 poet, masterclass tutor
Jen Hadfield   2007, 2008, 2010 poet/artist
Marilyn Hacker   2011 poet
Mandy Haggith   2015 poet
Catherine Hales   2012 poet
Kerry Hardie   2012 poet
Tony Harrison   2004 poet
David Harsent   2006 poet
Matt Harvey   2006, 2007 poet, workshop tutor
Graeme Hawley   2014 poet
Iyad Hayatleh   2013 poet
Seamus Heaney   1999, 2010 poet, translator
John Hegley   2007, 2013 poet
Diana Hendry   2001, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2014 poet, workshop, surgery & masterclass tutor
W N Herbert   2000, 2005, 2014 poet, speaker
Tracy Herd   2000 poet
William Hershaw   2007 poet
Jasmine Heydari   2014 poet
Ian Higgins   2014 poet, translator
Selima Hill   2011 poet
Jane Hirshfield   2005 poet, masterclass tutor, speaker
Rozalie Hirs   2012 poet
Matthew Hollis   2008, 2012 poet, workshop tutor
Bob Holman   2011 poet
Brian Holton   1998, 2011, 2014 translator
Harvey Holton   1998 poet
Michel Houellebecq   1999 poet
Joy Howard   2013 poet
Sarah Howe   2011 poet
Sue Hubbard   2013 poet
Ghazi Hussein   2003 poet
Alexander Hutchison   2008, 2014 poet, masterclass tutor
Sarah Hymas   2015 poet
Helen Ivory   2012 poet
A B Jackson   2008 poet
Andy Jackson   2012, 2013, 2014 poet
Kathleen Jamie   1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2012 poet, speaker
Robert Alan Jamieson   2007, 2008 poet/artist, masterclass tutor
Maja Jantar   2011 poet
Gordon Jarvie   2014 poet
Biddy Jenkinson   2013 poet
Paula Jennings   2000, 2005, 2013 poet
Carolyn Jess-Cooke   2015 poet
Laureen Johnson   2013 poet
Linton Kwesi Johnson   2010 poet
Brian Johnstone   2010, 2011 poet
Emma Jones   2010 poet
Jenny Joseph   2007 poet
Ilya Kaminsky   2015 poet
Esther Kamkar   2014 poet
Jackie Kay   1999, 2007, 2012 poet, speaker
Colm Keegan   2013 poet
Luke Kennard   2013 poet
Kerry Shawn Keys   2009, 2013 poet, translator
Mimi Khalvati   2007 poet, speaker, workshop tutor
Amadu Khan   2003 poet
Katherine Kilalea   2014 poet
David Kinloch   2006 poet, speaker
Galway Kinnell   2006 poet, speaker
Angela Kirby   2013 poet
Wulf Kirsten   2005 poet
August Kleinzahler   2008 poet, speaker
Odveig Klyve   2008 poet
James Knox Whittet   2015 poet
  Krikri   2011 poetry collective
Elmar Kuiper   2008 poet
Frank Kuppner   2010 poet
Fitzgerald Kusz   2008 poet, masterclass tutor
Vivian Lamarque   2007 poet
Marianne Larsen   2006 poet
Michael Laskey   2007 poet, speaker, workshop tutor
Joan Lennon   2013 poet
Tom Leonard   2003, 2008 poet, speaker
William Letford   2011 poet
Frances Leviston   2007 poet
Jenny Lewis   2014 poet
Gwyneth Lewis   2007 poet, speaker, masterclass tutor
Yang Lian   2011 poet
Grevel Lindop   2010 poet, speaker
Jenny Lindsay   2011, 2014 poet
Pippa Little   2012 poet
Antonia Lloyd-Jones   2012 translator
Liz Lochhead   2002, 2008, 2013 poet, speaker
Katherine Lockton   2015 poet, editor
Michael Longley   2002, 2006 poet, speaker
Gerry Loose   2000, 2003 poet, workshop tutor
Hannah Lowe   2014 poet
Roddy Lumsden   1998, 2002, 2009 poet, workshop tutor, speaker
Thomas Lux   2006 poet, speaker
Paul Lyalls   2000 poet, workshop tutor
Thomas Lynch   2005 poet, speaker, workshop tutor
Eamonn Lynskey   2014 poet
Donald MacAulay   2006 poet
Brian McCabe   2001 poet
Richard McCaffery   2012, 2014 poet
Shara McCallum   2015 poet
Peter McCarey   2009 poet, speaker
Marion McCready   2014 poet
Rachel McCrum   2013, 2014 poet
Ian McDonough   1998, 2000, 2004 poet
David McDuff   2005 translator
Fearghas MacFhionnlaigh   2006 poet
Alan MacGillivray   2011 poet
Elvis McGonagall   2009, 2015 poet, MC
Roger McGough   2005 poet
  McGuire   2014 poet
Gordon McInnes   2010 poet
Martin Macintyre   2009 poet
Peter Mackay   2015 poet
Rob A Mackenzie   2007, 2014 poet
Jane McKie   2012 poet
Michael McKimm   2008 poet
Lachlan Mackinnon   2012 poet
Lewis MacKinnon   2010 poet, musician
Donal McLaughlin   2008 translator
Anne MacLeod   2001 poet
Gearoid Mac Lochlainn   2008 poet/musician
Siobhan Mac Mahon   2007 poet
Hugh McMillan   2011 poet
Aonghas Macneacail   1998, 2007 poet, speaker
Kevin MacNeil   2008 poet
Hollie McNish   2015 poet
Kona Macphee   2011 poet
Angela McSeveney   2006, 2010 poet
Allison McVety   2015 poet
Nikola Madzirov   2012 poet, translator
Nikki Magennis   2014 poet
Valerio Magrelli   2010 poet
Sarah Maguire   2003, 2008 poet, speaker
Gerald Mangan   2001 poet/artist
Andre Mangeot   2008 poet
Bill Manhire   2009, 2015 poet
Peter Manson   2013 poet
Jack Mapanje   2007 poet
Joan Margarit   2005 poet
Lorraine Mariner   2007 poet
Kathryn Maris   2015 poet
Henry Marsh   2015 poet
Gordon Meade   1998, 2003 poet, workshop tutor
Jelle Meander   2011 poet
Máighréad Medbh   2013 poet
Paula Meehan   2013 poet
Hilary Menos   2012 poet
Matteo Meschiari   2000 poet/musician
Matt Merritt   2011 poet
Anne Michaels   2004 poet
Kei Miller   2010, 2015 poet/ poet in residence
Robert Minhinnick   2013 poet
Adrian Mitchell   2008 poet, speaker
Lyn Moir   2007, 2012 poet
Kim Moore   2015 poet
Alexa Montani   2009 poet
David Lee Morgan   2014 poet
Edwin Morgan   1998, 2001 poet
Esther Morgan   2010 poet
J.O. Morgan   2014 poet
David Morley   2001, 2012 poet
Jonathan Morley   2007 poet
Chloe Morrish   2010 poet
Sinéad Morrissey   2015 poet
Helen Mort   2008, 2015 poet
Andrew Motion   2003, 2006 poet, speaker
Erín Moure   2013 poet, translator, writer
Paul Muldoon   2014 poet
Clare Mulley   2015 poet
Raman Mundair   2008 poet
Theresa Muñoz   2012 poet
Luis Muñoz   2010 poet
Elspeth Murray   2003 poet
Les Murray   2000 poet
Daljit Nagra   2007 poet
Karthika Nair   2015 poet
Katrina Naomi   2011, 2014 poet
Helena Nelson   2011 poet
Martin Newell   2009 poet, speaker
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin   2006 poet
Grace Nicholls   2012 poet
Liz Niven   2005 poet
Alistair Noon   2010 speaker, translator
Eiríkur Örn Norđdahl   2013 poet
Alice Notley   2015 poet
Dan O'Brien   2014 poet, writer
Sean O'Brien   1999, 2007 poet, speaker
Bernard O'Donoghue   2002, 2012 poet
Dennis O'Driscoll   2010 poet, speaker
Finn Øglænd   2008 poet
Ben Okri   2010 poet, speaker
Sharon Olds   2005 poet
Owen O'Neill   2007, 2015 poet
Adam O'Riordan   2009 poet
Donny O'Rourke   1999, 2001 poet/musician
Lauri Otonkoski   2005 poet
Jane Overton   2012 poet
Ruth Padel   2007 poet, speaker, workshop tutor
Janet Paisley   2007 poet, speaker
Sonata Paliulyte   2009 poet
Alvin Pang   2013 poet
Rachel Pantechnicon   2010 poet
Francesc Parcerisas   2000 poet
Jay Parini   2009 poet, speaker
Dean Parkin   2007 poet
Sandeep Parmar   2015 poet
Don Paterson   1999, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2011 poet, speaker, masterclass tutor
Michael Pedersen   2014 poet
Pascale Petit   2007 poet, speaker
Alexandra Petrova   2007 poet
Mario Petrucci   2007, 2010 poet
Tom Petsinis   2011 poet
Andrew Philip   2006 poet
Heather Phillipson   2015 poet
Kiri Piahana-Wong   2014 poet
Carlo Pirozzi   2015 poet, editor
Kornelijus Platelis   2009 poet
Jacob Polley   2010,2014 poet, speaker
Peter Porter   2009 poet
Tom Pow   2001, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011 poet, speaker, workshop & masterclass tutor
Richard Price   2006 poet
D.A. Prince   2015 poet
Sheenagh Pugh   2006, 2015 poet, speaker
Houra Qadir   2003 poet
Maggie Rabatski   2014 poet
Mohan Rana   2014 poet
Tessa Ransford   1998, 2006, 2008, 2013 poet, speaker, translator
Deryn Rees-Jones   2013 poet
Alastair Reid   2002, 2007 poet, speaker
Christopher Reid   2012 poet
Kevin Reid   2015 poet
Alan Riach   2009 poet, speaker
Monika Rinck   2010 poet, speaker
Jon-St        
Sam Riveiere   2010 poet
Jon Ståle Ritland   2013, 2015 poet
Michael Symmons Roberts   2000, 2005, 2012 poet, speaker
James Robertson   2004 poet
Robin Robertson   2002, 2013 poet
Anna Robinson   2011 poet
Victor Rodriguez Núñez   2010 poet
Jem Rolls   2003 poet, workshop tutor
Steve Ronnie   2011 poet
Dilys Rose   2009 poet
Tracey Rosenberg   2014 poet
Gabriel Rosenstock   2013 poet
Susan Rosser   2010 poet
Jane Routh   2007 poet
Charlotte Runcie   2013 poet
Amina Said   2000 poet
Tomas Salamun   2004 poet
Eurig Salisbury   2013 poet
Chrys Salt   2013, 2014 poet
Eva Salzman   2005 poet, translator, speaker, workshop tutor
Marina Salzmann   2009 poet
jacob Sam-La Rose   2013 poet
Fiona Sampson   2011 poet
Maureen Sangster   2006, 2013 poet, workshop tutor
Boel Schenlaer   2012 poet
Michael Schmidt   2006, 2008 poet, lecturer, speaker
Andrew Sclater   2014 poet
Stephen Scobie   2004, 2009 poet, speaker
Rebecca Seiferle   2010 poet, speaker
Anna Cristina Serra   2015 poet
Pedro Serrano   2005 poet
Martin Glaz Serup   2015 poet
Jo Shapcott   2006 poet, speaker
Rebecca Sharp   2013 poet
Owen Sheers   2006 poet, speaker, suregry tutor
Tanya Shirley   2014 poet
Penelope Shuttle   2008, 2011 poet, speaker, masterclass tutor
John Siddique   2012 poet
Magnús Sigurđsson   2013 poet
Ron Silliman   2014 poet
Hannah Silva   2013 poet
Kim Simonsen   2015 poet
Lise Sinclair   2010 poet, musician
Zoë Skoulding   2013 poet
  SMSteele   2014 poet, writer, artist
Matilda Södergran   2013 poet
Karen Solie   2010 poet, speaker
Martin Solotruk   2007 poet
Nancy Somerville   2009 poet
Piotr Sommer   2004 poet
Kathryn Sowerby   2014 poet
Alan Spence   2007 poet
Jean Sprackland   2010 poet
Pauline Stainer   2004 poet
Ludwig Steinherr   2013 poet
Ian Stephen   2004, 2015 poet/artist, workshop tutor, film-maker
Kenneth Steven   2000, 2004, 2005 poet, workshop tutor
Anne Stevenson   2003, 2015 poet
Gerda Stevenson   2014 poet
Matthew Stewart   2014 poet
Degna Stone   2011 poet
Will Stone   2010 poet
Mark Strand   2007 poet
Alain Suied   1999 poet
Peter Sulej   2007 poet
Anni Sumari   2005 poet
Laila Sumpton   2014 poet
Mario Susko   2010 poet
Keston Sutherland   2012 poet
Ross Sutherland   2014 poet
Matthew Sweeney   2003, 2010 poet, workshop & masterclass tutor
George Szirtes   2007, 2013 poet, lecturer, speaker, masterclass tutor
Robert Şerban   2013 poet
Lidija Šimkutė   2011 poet
Pia Tafdrup   2006 poet
Christian S Tait   2013 poet
Bianca Tarozzi   2009 poet
Judith Taylor   2009 poet
Sheila Templeton   2014 poet
Greg Thomas   2013 poet
Derick Thomson   2005 poet
Valerie Thornton   2000, 2006 poet, workshop tutor
Samuel Tongue   2012, 2014 poet
Angela Topping   2014 poet
Agnes Török   2015 poet
Claire Trévien   2015 poet, performer
Siriol Troup   2006 poet
Gael Turnbull   1998, 2003, 2004 poet/artist
Tim Turnbull   2003, 2006, 2008 poet, workshop tutor
Brian Turner   2008, 2014 poet
Chase Twichell   2012 poet
Jack Underwood   2008 poet
Andreas Unterweger   2010 poet, musician
Susan Utting   2005 poet
Ryan Van Winkle   2011, 2015 poet, performer
Arvis Viguls   2013 poet
Jan Wagner   2014 poet
Mark Waldron   2015 poet
Shelagh Walker   2003 poet
Sophia Walker   2014 poet, speaker
Eoghan Walls   2007 poet
Tony Walsh   2012 poet
Nuala Watt   2012 poet
Christine Webb   2013 poet
Kenneth White   2008 poet, speaker
Christopher (Crìsdean) Whyte (MacIlleBhàin)   1999, 2005, 2013 poet, translator, speaker
Hamish Whyte   2006, 2008, 2010 poet, speaker
Ben Wilkinson   2009 poet
Colin Will   2003, 2005, 2013 poet, workshop tutor
J.L. Williams   2015 poet, speaker
Christie Williamson   2009, 2010 poet
Kevin Williamson   2011 poet
Jim C Wilson   2009 poet
Rab Wilson   2006, 2011, 2013 poet
Anna Woodford   2011 poet
Luke Wright   2013 poet
Kit Wright   2004 poet, workshop tutor
Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch   2013 poet
Peter Wyton   2014 poet
Jane Yeh   2007 poet
Tamar Yoseloff   2005 poet
Chris Young   2012 poet
Kevin Young   2011 poet