Rory Waterman

Dr Rory Waterman is a poet and Senior Lecturer in English at NTU. His debut collection, Tonight the Summer’s Over (Carcanet, 2013) is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, a second is forthcoming in the autumn, and his new pamphlet is Brexit Day on the Balmoral Estate (Rack Press, 2017). His critical work includes A W. H. Davies Reader (2015), and Poets of the Second World War (2015). He co-edits New Walk.

Selected Publications


Tonight the Summer’s Over (Manchester: Carcanet, 2013)

A W.H. Davies Reader (Manchester: Fyfield Books/Carcanet Press, 2015)

Belonging and Estrangement in the Poetry of Philip Larkin, R. S. Thomas and Charles Causley (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014)

Poets of the Second World War (Tavistock, Devon: Northcote House, 2014)

‘Donald Allen’s The New American Poetry 1945-1960’ in New casebook on American poetry since 1945 (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2014)

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Rory Waterman