David Broadbridge

David Broadbridge is a poet and translator. On leaving Oxford University , he worked in education in Denmark and England. His most recent book is ‘Treading the Dance’, a translation of Danish Medieval Ballads (Stacey 2011), which was longlisted for the Popescu prize (2011) and described by Seamus Heaney as ‘beautifully produced and seriously enjoyable.’ He has been widely published in magazines and journals and a number of his poems have been set to music by Christopher Gower and Richard Elfyn Jones.

Sample poem: Edward Thomas’s watch
Oversteps publications
Something in Writing (2017)

Recent news

  • David Broadbridge’s poem, Adam’s Fall, was set to music by Richard Elfyn Jones, and performed at the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College Cambridge on Christmas Eve.

    [11-Jan-18 ]