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. Each passing decade has seen it grow with the addition of poets who are arguably the finest of their generation.
The Faber Poetry Diary is a celebration of this remarkable Faber list. The poets in the 2021 edition are: Rachael Allen, Simon Armitage, William Blake, Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, Mary Jean Chan, John Clare, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Wendy Cope, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Joe Dunthorne, T.S. Eliot, Oliver Goldsmith, Lavinia Greenlaw, Thomas Hardy, David Harsent, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Ishion Hutchinson, Ebenezer Jones, Ilya Kaminsky, Rudyard Kipling, Nick Laird, Philip Larkin, Charlotte Mew, Paul Muldoon, Daljit Nagra, Don Paterson, Sylvia Plath, Christopher Reid, Christina Rossetti, Richard Scott, William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Edward Thomas, Derek Walcott, William Wordsworth.