An essential selection from one of the most important poets of the new generation.
Don Paterson was born in Dundee in 1963. He is the author of Nil Nil, God's Gift to Women - winner of both the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize - and Landing
Light, which won both the T. S. Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Poetry. Rain, his most recent collection, won the Forward Prize for Best Collection in 2009, the same year that he was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. Find out more about Don Paterson at www.donpaterson.com