Michael Longley 
(Northern Ireland)

Michael Longley has published twelve collections of poetry. His most recent The Candlelight Master came out in 2021. An earlier collection The Stairwell (2014) won the Griffin International Prize.
In 2001, he received the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, and he has won the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, the Hawthornden Prize, the T.S. Eliot Prize, the PEN Pinter prize and the Yakamochi Medal. He was appointed a CBE in 2010, and is a Freeman of the City of Belfast. From 2007 to 2010, he was Ireland Professor of Poetry.

Michael Longley a publié douze recueils de poésie. Le dernier en date  intitulé 
The Candlelight Master est paru en 2021. Sa collection The Stairwell (2014), a remporté le Prix Griffin International. Il s’est vu décerner la médaille royale de poésie (Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry) en 2001, et a également remporté les Prix de poésie Whitbread, Hawthornden et T.S. Eliot, ainsi que le PEN Pinter prize et la médaille Yakamochi. Il a reçu les titres honorifiques de commandeur de l’ordre de l’Empire britannique (2010), et de Freeman of the City of Belfast. De 2007 à 2010, il a occupé la chaire de Ireland Professor of Poetry.