Fiona Sampson is a leading poet and writer, published in thirty-eight languages. Her twenty-seven books include eight poetry collections, an edition of Percy Bysshe Shelley, and the critically acclaimed In Search of Mary Shelley. Broadcaster, critic and literary translator, she was editor of Poetry Review 2005_12 and is Emeritus Professor, University of Roehampton. Sampson is a Fellow ofthe Royal Society of Literature and the WordsworthTrust and a Trustee of the Royal Literary Fund; her honours include an MBE for services to literature,the Newdigate Prize, Cholmondeley Award, Hawthornden Fellowship, and multiple awards from the Arts Councils of England and Wales, Society of Authors, Poetry Book Society and Arts and Humanities Research Council. She has
received international awards in the US, India, North Macedonia, Albania and Bosnia. She lives in an old Herefordshire farmhouse not far from Elizabeth's beloved Hope End and is at work on a book about the Romantics' rural legacy.
Books by Fiona Sampson
How Britain's most famous female poet invented herself and defied her times
Mary Shelley as never before – a new biography that shows the woman behind Frankenstein
Discover incredible facts about Elizabeth Barrett Browning
In the 200th year of Frankenstein, we gather ten extraordinary facts about its author, Mary Shelley.