New Generation poets (1994)

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The New Generation poets is a list of 1994 English poets whose work was featured in a month-long nationwide festival,[1] many of the writers going on to considerable popular success. The 20 poets were chosen by a panel of judges comprising Melvyn Bragg (non-voting chair), poets Michael Longley and Vicki Feaver, literary critic James Wood, Margaret Busby (publisher and author) and John Osborne (Professor of American Studies at Hull University and editor of the poetry magazine Bête Noire).[2][3]

The list of poets comprises:[4]

See also


  1. David Lister, "New generation of writers presents poetry in motion: Some of today's best poetic talents tend to eschew writing of love", The Independent, 13 January 1994.
  2. Announcement, Poets on Poets, The Poetry Review (Volume 83, No. 4, 1993), The Poetry Society.
  3. "Editorial: Poetry as publicity", The New Welsh Review, Issue 25.
  4. "Previous Generations: 1994's New Generation Poets", Poetry Book Society.