George Szirtes

George Szirtes was born in Budapest and came to England as a refugee in 1956. His poetry has been widely published in magazines and books. He is a translator of poems, novels, plays and essays and has won various prizes and awards in this sphere. George’s children’s collection The Red All Over Riddle Book was published in 1997 and his more recent collection In the Land of the Giants won the 2013 CLPE Poetry Award.



GS P4 Apple Tree Vimeo Optimum

George Szirtes - Apple tree

GS P2 The Cloud's Hair Vimeo Optimum

George Szirtes - The cloud's hair

GS P1 The Great Fire Of Lon Vimeo Optimum

George Szirtes - The great fire of London

The Sea's Hands

George Szirtes - The sea's hands

Winter Trees

George Szirtes - Winter trees