Andrew Motion

Andrew Motion, currently  Professor of Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He was knighted for his services to literature in 2009 and was Poet Laureate from 1999 until 2009.  His new collection of poems is The Cinder Path (Faber), and Ways of Life: Places, Painters and Poets (Faber) is his latest collection of essays.