R.F. Langley (b. 1938) was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. Collected Poems came out from Carcanet and infernal methods in 2000. It was short-listed for the Whitbread Awards that year, and was a Poetry Book Society recommendation. Before this the poems appeared in Hem (1978), Sidelong (1981), Twelve Poems (1994) all from infernal methods, and Jack (1998) from Equipage. More or Less, poems written since the Collected, from The Many Press, 2002.