John Burnside

John Burnside was one oJohn burnside portrait black and whitef the leading poets of his generation.  His 2011 collection, Black Cat Bone, won both the Forward prize and the T.S. Eliot Prize. His most recent book collection was Ruin, Blossom, published just before he died in 2024. He has also written several novels and two memoirs. Essays and non-fiction include The Music of Time: Poetry in the Twentieth Century (2019), and Aurochs and Auks: Essays on Mortality and Extinction (2021).

Apostasy, John Burnside's poetry pamphlet from Dare-Gale Press, can be bought from our bookshop.

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