William Oxley is one of the most widely travelled poets of our time, as well as one of the most widely-published. His poetry has appeared in The New York Times, The Spectator, The Independent and The Observer, as well as in innumerable other magazines and journals. He has given readings of his work in places as far removed as Nepal, Canada and the South of France where his Poems Antibes was launched in 2006. The current volume gathers together a selection of his poems since his collection of London poems, London Visions, appeared in 2005. Oxley has also lived and worked with many of the great names of modern poetry and this volume celebrates many of them with affection – Kathleen Raine, Michael Donaghy, Ken Smith, Jon Silkin among them.