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Knock Knock: Are Poets Funny? November 13, 2013: Maybe... sometimes... though perhaps not always as our headline might reveal. The Telegraph speaks to Christopher Reid about his new book, Six Bad Poets. Are poets funny? It’s hard enough to know whether poets are allowed to be funny through their work. But funny in their lives? Aren’t they supposed to be tragic figures who feel [...] by

The Guardian Reviews Christopher Reid’s Nonsense September 18, 2012: The Guardian says Christopher Reid's latest book, Nonsense, is "like being inside a theatre – a wonderful, oddball auditorium with a cast composed largely of Reid lookalikes." The author praises the first poem in the collection, "Professor Winterthorn's Journey": 'Professor Winterthorn's Journey' starts this collection, takes up half of [...] by