Matthew Paul

Granddad bought this brown-banded panama


Matthew Paul was shortlisted for the Poetry School / Pighog Press pamphlet competition 2013 and has had his poems published in a variety of publications, including Magma, Poetry Ireland Review, The Rialto and The Best New British and Irish Poets 2016 (Eyewear Publishing). He is the author of two collections of haiku – The Regulars (2006) and The Lammas Lands (2015) – and co-writer/editor (with John Barlow) of Wing Beats: British Birds in Haiku (2008), all published by Snapshot Press. He co-edits Presence haiku journal and has occasionally contributed to the Guardian’s ‘Country Diary’ column.