Mark Ford

Mark Ford’s Selected Poems will be published in April. He teaches in the English Department at University College London. (February 2014)

  • Ted Hughes's 'Last Letter'

    October 28, 2010

    "What happened that night?
        Your final night."

    So begins "Last Letter," a poem, or rather draft of a poem, by Ted Hughes published in the October 11 issue of the British magazine the New Statesman.

  • 'The Robinson Institute,' Patrick Keiller

    March 27, 2012 — October 14, 2012

    A must for fans of Keiller’s brilliant condition-of-England films which all chart the eccentric journeys made by his wandering outlaw-scholar, Robinson.

  • Titian at the National Gallery

    April 4, 2012 — August 19, 2012

    There are two small exhibitions of works by Titian at the National Gallery, and both will take your breath away.

  • Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden


    This has just reopened and is one of the nicest spots in the whole of London.

  • Helen Simpson Reads at the Hay Festival

    June 4, 2012, 10 am

    Collections of short stories have been a tough sell in recent decades, so to make a career out of them you have to be very, very good—which Helen Simpson is.