The Faber poetry list, originally founded in the 1920s, was shaped by the taste of T. S. Eliot who was its guiding light for nearly forty years. Since the sixties, each passing decade has seen the list grow with the addition of poets who were arguably the finest of their generation. In recent years the creation of the Poet to Poet series has further broadened the scope of Faber poetry by including the work of great poets from the past selected and introduced by the contemporary poets they have inspired. Simon Armitage: W.H. Auden; John Berryman; John Betjeman; Thomas Campion; John Clare; Wendy Cope; Hart Crane; Daljit Nagra; Emily Dickinson; Lawrence Durrell; Dylan Thomas; T.S. Eliot; Mark Ford; Matthew Francis; Lavinia Greenlaw; David Harsent; Seamus Heaney; Robert Herrick; Ted Hughes; John Donne; Emma Jones; John Keats; Nick Laird; Philip Larkin; Dorothy Molloy; Andrew Motion; Edwin Muir; Paul Muldoon; Alice Oswald; Don Paterson; Sylvia Plath; Ezra Pound; Christopher Reid; Jo Shapcott; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Stevie Smith; Edward Thomas; Derek Walcott; and, W.B. Yeats.
The Faber Poetry Diary for 2015 is a week-to-view diary offering poetry lovers a different poem or illustration to enjoy for each week of the year.