Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt is a literary historian, poet, novelist, translator, and anthologist as well as an editor and publisher. His books include The Novel: A Biography and The First Poets. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he received an OBE in 2006 for services to poetry and higher education. He lives in Manchester, England. His Twitter is @4Michael7.


ARTICLES FEATURING MICHAEL

Tradition and Its Discontents

Max Norman reviews "Gilgamesh: The Life of a Poem" by Michael Schmidt and "Reading Old Books" by Peter Mack....


Our Own Device

Michael Schmidt’s biography of the novel is uplifting, proving that the novel is here to stay....

Our Own Device


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