David Harsent

b. 1942

David Harsent was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1999.

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Articles by David Harsent

Words and Music

Poet David Harsent and composer Harrison Birtwistle have worked together for over 30 years. They talk to Maggie Fergusson

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The golden sketchbook – writers’ portraits

What can portraits tell us about writers? The RSL and National Portrait Gallery joined forces to find out

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David Harsent discusses Seamus Heaney’s life and work

David Harsent discussing Seamus Heaney's life and work at the National Portrait Gallery

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