News and Coming Events

Future Events

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - Dan Burt is taking part in a series entitled "Coffee and Conversation" with Karen Waldron at the College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Bateau, the literary journal of the College of the Atlantic, will publish Dan Burt's poem Sum in its forthcomg summer edition.

November 3-5, 2017 - Dan Burt is reading from his works at "Poetry in Aldeburgh", Aldeburgh Festival, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

February 13, 2018 - Dan Burt will read from his work at London’s National Liberal Club as a guest of their Author’s Club.

Past Events

June 19, 2017 - Dan Burt read at the St John’s Poetry Festival, St John’s College Cambridge.

June 13, 2017 - Dan Burt read from his works in support of The Poetry School at Coopers' Hall, 13 Devonshire Square, London.

June 2017 - The Clutag Press published Deposition as No. 20 in the Clutag Five Poems Series of hand printed and sewn collector's edition pamphlets. Poets Clutag has recently commissioned for this series - it does not accept unsolicited manuscripts - include John Burnside, Andrew Motion, Sean O'Brien and Hugo Williams. Clutag's long list includes original volumes by Seamus Heaney, Geoffrey Hill, John Fuller and Alice Oswald, among others. Please click here on Deposition for the flyer and how to order it from Clutag.

The Spring 2017 edition of The Institute Letter, a quarterly publication of The Institute for Advanced Study, published Dan Burt’s poem Imposter Syndrome.

February 10, 2017 - Commonweal Magazine published Dan Burt’s poem November 9, 2016 in their hard copy edition.

February 10, 2017 - Dan Burt read his new work in the Quiller Couch Room at St John’s College, Cambridge.

February 3, 2017 - The Greatest Generation, a poem was published in the Times Literary Supplement.

January 17, 2017 - Commonweal Magazine published Dan Burt’s poem November 9, 2016 in their on-line edition to coincide with the inauguration of America’s new president.

January 14, 2017 - Dan Burt read his new work at Jessup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, Maine.

November 6, 2016 - Dan Burt read at "Poetry in Aldeburgh", Aldeburgh Festival, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

October 20, 2016 - The Poetry School chose The Institute by Dan Burt for their Poem of the Week.

October 20, 2016 - The Poetry School published an interview with Dan Burt by Ben Rogers. Read full interview .

August 19, 2016 - The Times Literary Supplement (TLS) chose Worship by Dan Burt for their Poem of the Week.

May 26, 2016 - Dan Burt read at Borderers, Merton House, Cambridge.

September 30, 2015 - Dan Burt read some of his poetry and prose at the College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine.

September 27, 2015 - You Think It Strange was published in America by Overlook Press.

December, 2014 - PN Review published four of Dan Burt's poems Primer, Practice, Fledgling, Doktor Darker's Storage and Laundry in its January-February, 2015 issue.

December 4, 2014 - Worship, a poem was published in the Times Literary Supplement.

December 3, 2014 - Martha, Mary and Magdalen Retouched a poem commissioned by Anthony Rudolph in honour of Paula Rego and published privately by him in the chapbook Paula.

November 26, 2014 - Dan Burt read some of his poetry at Trinity College Cambridge, together with Anne Stevenson and George Szirtes.

July 13, 2014 - The Sunday Times reprinted in Poets Corner the poem Slowly Sounds the Bell from the collection We Look Like This

June 17 - 20, 2014 - Dan Burt attended and participated in Worlds 2014, an International Literary Gathering, in Norwich

February 26, 2014 - Joint poetry reading by Dan Burt and Andrew Motion in South Kensington, London

January 30, 2014 - Publication of a new Penguin Anthology The Poetry of Sex which includes two of Dan Burt's poems End of the Affair and The Faithful

January 19, 2014 - Dan Burt was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland's "Sunday Morning with ..." This was a two hour programme of music and conversation. Listen to BBC iPlayer to hear the programme again. Dan Burt's interview can be heard 9 minutes into the programme.

December 10, 2013 - Dan Burt read from his works at Jesup Memorial Library, Bar Harbor, Maine

November 14, 2013 - Dan Burt was interviewed by Matthew Bannister and broadcast in the BBC World Service Programme 'Outlook'. Listen to BBC iPlayer to hear the programme again. Dan Burt's interview can be heard 27 minutes into the programme.

November 11, 2013 - Notting Hill Editions published a new prose memoir titled You Think It Strange

November 11, 2013 - Andrew Motion, the former poet laureate, introduced Dan Burt at the launch event of You Think It Strange at The Union Club, London, W1

November 7, 2013 - Granta Magazine published an extract titled Ninth and Race from You Think It Strange.

October 30, 2013, Dan Burt took part in the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Midweek' together with actress Rita Moreno, conductor John Wilson and Mayor of Broughton, Holly Mumby-Croft. Listen to BBC iPlayer to hear the programme again. Dan Burt's interview can be heard 14 minutes and 40 seconds into the programme.

October 9, 2013 - Dan Burt read from his works at the Northeast Harbor Library, Maine

May, 2013 - An interview with Dan Burt by Alastair Beddow was published in PN Review 211, May-June issue, together with 3 new poems. Read the interview here.

March 17, 2013 - Dan Burt gave a talk at the Samuel Butler Room Society followed by a short speech at the Erewhon Dinner at St John's College, Cambridge.

March 6, 2013 - Dan Burt read at the Trinity College Cambridge Literary Society, together with Angela Leighton and Michael Schmidt

December 6, 2012 - Dan Burt read at the College of Staten Island, Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, New York

November 8, 2012 - Dan Burt read at "Poetry In The House" at Lauderdale House, Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill, London

October 19th, 2012 - Dan Burt read from his latest work We Look Like This at the Colege of the Atlantic, Deering Common Campus Center, Bar Harbor, Maine

October 4, 2012 - The 2013 Forward Book of Poetry reprinted Dan Burt’s Slowly Sounds The Bell, from his 2012 Carcanet collection We Look Like This, as one of its best poems of the year

September 15, 2012 - Dan Burt read at "Poet in the City" at one of the events forming part of the Kings Place Festival

August 10, 2012 - Poetry reading by Dan Burt at Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Maine

May 2, 2012 - Carcanet Press launched Dan Burt's new book entitled We Look Like This at Daunt Books in Marylebone High Street, London. Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate, introduced Dan Burt who read a selection of poems from the book

April 2012 - The Poetry Archive released a second CD of Dan Burt reading some of his poetry. This CD is also packaged with the hardback copy of We Look Like This

April 21, 2012 - Carcanet Press presented Dan Burt, Alison Brackenbury and PJ Kavanagh at the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. The reading took place at the Francis Close Hall with the event titled Carcanet Press Poets

February 27, 2012 - Dan Burt "headlined" a poetry reading at The Drama Studio, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich.

January 2012 - The Poetry Archive recorded Dan Burt again, and this new recording will be available in April 2012. It will be sold with the hardback copy of We Look Like This to be published April 26, 2012

January 23, 2012 - Dan Burt's poem The Institute is published in the New Statesman (page 51)

December 18, 2011 - Certain Windows chosen for one of The INDEPENDENT’s Christmas books of the year.

November 3, 2011 - Dan Burt was among a number of contributors to New Poetries V reading their work at The Horse Hospital, Bloomsbury, London

October 2011 - Dan Burt is one of the contributors in the Carcanet Press anthology New Poetries V: An Anthology

August 27, 2011 - Book signing by Dan Burt at Sherman's Book Store, 56 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine

August 10, 2011 - Poetry reading by Dan Burt at Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Maine

July 19, 2011 - Dan Burt read his poem "Little Black Dress" and was interviewed in the BBC Radio 4 programme "Am I Normal?" presented by Vivienne Parry. The programme can be heard again on the BBC iPlayer.

June 30, 2011 - Dan Burt read a short selection from Certain Windows at Heffer's Bookshop, Trinity Street, Cambridge

April 12, 2011 - Certain Windows launched at The London Review Bookshop in London. Dan Burt read a selection of poems taken from the book

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