About the Artist
Paul Henry came to poetry through songwriting and is the author of eleven books of verse, including The Brittle Sea: New & Selected Poems and Boy Running. A Writing Fellow at the University of South Wales, he has read and performed his work at festivals across Europe and also in the USA and Asia. He has presented programmes for Radio Wales, BBC Radio 3 and 4.
“The Brittle Sea … marks Henry’s quiet rise as a major lyric poet.” – The Poetry Review
“An obsessive look at time and all the loss it carries… Henry’s rich, wise and regretful poems should be better known than they are and this is a good place to begin.” – The TLS (on Boy Running)