Tim Kendall was born in Plymouth in 1970. As well as founding and editing the international poetry magazine, Thumbscrew, he has published critical studies of Paul Muldoon and Sylvia Plath. His first book of poetry, Strange Land, was published by Carcanet in 2005. He teaches at the University of
Peter McDonald is the award-winning author of the poetry collections "Adam's Dream" and "Pastorals" and the critical studies "Mistaken Identities" and "Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill."