Twice shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize, for The World Before Snow (Carcanet) in 2015 and The Blood Choir (Seren) in 2006, Tim Liardet has produced ten collections of poetry to date. He has also been longlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Prize, and has received several Poetry Book Society Recommendations, a Poetry Book Society Pamphlet Choice, an Arts Council England Writer’s Award, Society of Authors Award, a Hawthornden fellowship, three Pushcart nominations, and various other awards.
His poems have appeared or are due to appear in The Kenyon Review, The New Republic, Slate Magazine, The North American Review, London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, The Poetry Review, Poetry London, New Statesman, The Spectator, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Independent on Sunday and many other journals. Arcimboldo’s Bulldog: New and Selected Poems appeared from Carcanet in May 2018. Liardet was a Poetry Book Society selector from 2015-2017 and is Professor of Poetry at Bath Spa University, England.
Liardet’s The Uses of Pepper was a winner in the 2002 Book & Pamphlet Competition, chosen by David Constantine.