Robert Stein

Robert Stein reviews contemporary classical music for Tempo and International Record Review.

In this, his first collection, he reflects on, and in some cases converses with, such historical characters as Keats, Turner, Beethoven and Jesus Christ.

Sample poem: Salthouse

Oversteps publications

The Very End of Air (2011)

Recent news

  • Robert Stein has been shortlisted in both the Winchester Poetry competition and the Bridport Prize.


    Mark Totterdell was highly commended in the Winchester Poetry competition, received special mention in the recent Sentinel Literary Quarterly poetry competition and won the Happenstance Press competition for blank verse.


    A C Clarke was shortlisted in the Lord Whisky Animal Sanctuary competition, commended in the Poets meet Politics competition, won first prize in the Beyond Borders competition and first prize in the Second Light Long Poem competition.

    [30-Oct-19 ]

  • Congratulations to Robert Stein, who has had two poems long-listed in this year’s National Poetry competition.

    [1-Mar-18 ]

  • Robert Stein won 3rd prize in the Poetry London competition

    [10-Nov-16 ]

  • Robert Stein won 3rd prize in the Poetry London competition.

    [25-Jul-16 ]

  • Three Oversteps poets made it to the National Poetry Competition long list this year: A C Clarke, Robert Stein and Tony Watts. Congratulations.

    [3-Jun-15 ]