A unique and comprehensive guide to the leading lights and the freshest talent in poetry today.
* International coverage
* Details are provided by the entrants themselves ensuring accuracy
* Provides both a historical and current guide to poetry
* Over 4,000 biographical entries
* Each entry provides full career history and publication details
* A career profile section supplemented by lists of Poets Laureate of the United Kingdom and USA.
* A summary of poetic forms and rhyme schemes
* A List of over 8,000 important and influential authors and poets from the last 3,000 years
* An international appendices listing prizes and past prize-winners, organizations and publishers.