Ian Duhig was born in London of Irish Catholic parents, and now lives in Leeds. He won the National Poetry Competition twice, in 1987 and 2001, and the Forward Prize for Best Poem in 2001. Named as one of the Poetry Book Society's New Generation poets, his work has also been shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize.
Our pick of the most beautiful, moving and original verses ever written about love and marriage, from the romantic to the unusual and the traditional to the contemporary, there's something for every couple.
Our pick of this year's best poetry collections, from Kate Tempest to Carol Ann Duffy.
We are delighted that Picador poets Ian Duhig and Denise Riley have been shortlisted for The 2016 Forward Prize for Best Collection.
We're delighted to announce that Ian Duhig, John Glenday and Kathleen Jamie have been shortlisted for the Roehampton Poetry Prize 2016.
From Ian Duhig's The Blind Roadmaker. Ian spoke to us about the blind roadmakers who inspired his new collection.
'The Lammas Hireling' has been a lucky poem for me. It started from a conversation I had with a farmer late one night when out for a walk in Islandmagee – I never even learned his name to thank him.
Do you ever get your hair confused with your horses? In French, that is. The speaker in this week's Friday poem, 'Use Complete Sentences' by Ian Duhig, remembers all too well just how frustrating language can be, especially when it's not your own. I love the way he runs with his m...
@cstarnino @henryfingjames The children's physics book Seuss was challenged to write begins:
by @ianduhig - 8 hours ago
@SashaDugdale Michael Longley's recipe for pesto began "Empty both nostrils into a medium-sized saucepan ..."
RT @drhingram: Not a fan of the new Harry Potter book https://t.co/eN3tUOM31s
by @ianduhig - 9 hours ago
RT @NLawrenceOBE: Today marks 25 years since my beloved son was murdered. I want to say Thank You to EVERYONE that has supported my family…
by @ianduhig - 12 hours ago
@t_kaysher Don't forget I want you to send me one of your poems, Ahmed.