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Glyn Maxwell

Glyn Maxwell Kate Eshelby

Glyn Maxwell was born in 1962 in Welwyn Garden City, England. He is the author of several collections of poems, including Out of the Rain (1992), for which he received a Somerset Maugham Award; Rest for the Wicked (1995), which was short-listed for both the Whitbread Poetry Award and the T.S. Eliot Prize; and The Breakage (1998), which was short-listed for both the T.S. Eliot and the Forward Poetry (Best Poetry Collection of the Year) prizes. Maxwell lives in London.

BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

Christmas poems by the Nobel LaureateTo Him, all things seemed enormous: His mother's breast, the steam out of the ox's nostrils, Caspar, Balthazar, Melchior, the teamof...

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A collection spanning the whole of Derek Walcott’s celebrated, inimitable, essential career “He gives us more than himself or ‘a world’; he...

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A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011The poems of Glyn Maxwell possess a slow, quiet fire. They refrain from grand gestures, from loud proclamations of emotion. Instead,...

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