Carol Rumens


Photo of Carol Rumens Welcome to Carol Rumens's website

I resist attaching labels to myself. Am I a poet? I hope so but how can I be sure? I would rather describe myself simply as someone who loves language, and who tries to make various things with it – poems, chiefly, but also essays, plays, translation, occasional fiction and journalistic odds and ends. Poetry can sometimes bring these different genres interestingly together.

On the website you can find out what I have been working on Poetry & Fiction, Criticism, Translation & Editing, Teaching & Drama, Festivals & Prizes

Carol Rumens, Poet

Read my weekly blog for the Guardian newspaper online, Poem of the Week

Comments always welcome!


Cover for Carol Rumen's book Animal People ­To buy a copy of Animal People please visit the Seren Publisher website­­


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