Gregory Leadbetter

Gregory Leadbetter’s publications include Caliban (Dare-Gales Press, 2023), Balanuve, with photographs by Phil Thomson (Broken Sleep, 2021), Maskwork (Nine Arches, 2020), longlisted for the Laurel Prize 2021, The Fetch (Nine Arches, 2016), and The Body in the Well (HappenStance, 2007). His work for the BBC includes the extended poem Metal City (2023). A song-cycle featuring poems from The Fetch by the composer and pianist Eric McElroy has been performed internationally, and a recording was released in 2023. Gregory also publishes as a critic and his book Coleridge and the Daemonic Imagination won the University English Book Prize 2012. He is Professor of Poetry at Birmingham City University.

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