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Robert Crawford is a poet, biographer, critic and literary historian. He has published seven collections of poetry in English, the most recent of which is Testament (Cape, 2014). With Simon Armitage he edited The Penguin Book of Poetry from Britain and Ireland since 1945, and with Mick Imlah he edited The Penguin Book of Scottish Verse. He is Professor of Modern Scottish Literature and Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Poetry at the University of St Andrews, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the British Academy.