Robert Saxton (b. 1952) lives in north London. He is the author of seven published books of poetry: from Enitharmon, The Promise Clinic (1994); from Carcanet/OxfordPoets, Manganese (2003), Local Honey (2007) and Hesiod's Calendar (2010); from Shearsman, The China Shop Pictures (2012) and Flying School (2019); and from Angle Shades Press and (online) The Fortnightly Review, Six-way Mirror (2016). He is also represented in Faber's Poetry Introduction 7 anthology. In 2001 he won the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association's poetry prize for 'The Nightingale Broadcasts'. He has recently completed forty-three song lyrics for a modern-day secular liturgy, Earthrise, commissioned by composer Nic Rowley. See www.robertsaxton.co.uk for more information.