Edward Field

Edward Field’s latest book of poems is After the Fall: Poems Old and New. He lives in New York with his partner, Neil Derrick, with whom he collaborated (under the pseudonym Bruce Elliot) on a historical novel of Greenwich Village, The Villagers, just out in a third revised edition.

So Passes the Glory

The decades-long friendship of editor and memoirist Diana Athill and poet Edward Field, commenced in 1980, produced hundreds of pages of artful, literate, high-spirited conversation. This edited selection begins with a letter from 2003 in which Athill confers on Field…