David Herd

David Herd is a poet, critic, and teacher. His collections of poetry include All Just (Carcanet 2012), Outwith (Bookthug 2012), and Through (Carcanet 2016), and his recent writings on the politics of human movement have appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books, Parallax and Almost Island. He is Professor of Modern Literature at the University of Kent, has worked with Kent Refugee Help since 2009, and is a coordinator of Refugee Tales.

Anthologies featuring David Herd

Refugee Tales

Fourteen stories exploring real life refugee experiences, told in the style of the Canterbury Tales

Collections edited by David Herd

Refugee Tales

Fourteen stories exploring real life refugee experiences, told in the style of the Canterbury Tales

Refugee Tales Part II

The sequel to Refugee Tales, telling the true stories of asylum seekers who’ve suffered at the hands of Britain’s policy of ‘indefinite detention’, in the form of a modern-day Canterbury Tales.